womannap

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From woman +‎ -nap, modelled after kidnap.

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womannap (third-person singular simple present womannaps, present participle womannapping, simple past and past participle womannapped)

  1. (transitive, informal, rare) To abduct or kidnap a woman.
    • [1985, Lass Small, Tangled Web (Silhouette Desire; 241), New York, N.Y.: Silhouette Books, →ISBN, page 154:
      You may refer to me as Miss Dillon. I'm going to sue you for unlawful detention, womannapping, and holding me against my will. Let go of me!
      A gerund (noun) use of the word.]
    • 1996, Lass Small, chapter 2, in The Texas Blue Norther (Man of the Month; Silhouette Desire; 1027), New York, N.Y.: Silhouette Books, →ISBN; republished Don Mills, Ont.: Harlequin, 2013, →ISBN:
      And he watched her back. She wondered: Had he watched her with the pod and decided since she was alone that he could womannap her? She looked at him more closely. He wasn't bad.
    • 2008, Rudy Thomas, “Do You Think I Am”, in The Smile & Other Poems, United States: Old Seventy Creek Press, →ISBN, page 37:
      You sit silent. / Do I take you home / or do I womannap you? I ask.
    • 2009 November, Jacob P. Silvia, chapter 5, in Qhoenix[1], [United States?]: Jacob P. Silvia, published July 2010, →ISBN, page 52:
      They killed many, except for a few important members of the faculty and staff and student body, and they kidnapped Lrig Lanoisnemid-Eno! Well, womannapped.

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