knappe

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See also: Knappe and knäppe

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knappe

  1. Inflected form of knap

Verb[edit]

knappe

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of knappen

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German[edit]

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knappe

  1. inflected form of knapp

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English cnapa.

Noun[edit]

knappe

  1. Alternative form of knape

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English cnæp; derived from Proto-Germanic *knappô; related to knape.

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Noun[edit]

knappe (plural knappes)

  1. knob, bump, bud
  2. lump, bunch
  3. knot, tie
  4. (vulgar) testicle
    • c. 1425, May no man, line 13:
      but ȝyf he haue a tent of xv enche wyt letheryn knappes
      But if he has a dick with fifteen-inch white leather balls
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Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly onomatopoeic.

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Noun[edit]

knappe

  1. A vigourous strike or smiting.
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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

knappe

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of knapp.