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Definitions of lap:

part of speech: present participle

Lapping.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Lapped.

part of speech: noun

To lick up with the tongue:- pr. p. lapping; pa. t. and pa. p. lapped.

part of speech: verb transitive

To lay over or on.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To lie partially over something else.

part of speech: noun

A piece of brass, lead, or other soft metal, or a piece of wood or leather, in the form of a rapid revolving wheel or disc, used in polishing cutlery, or, along with polishing- powder, in polishing gems or cutting glass.

part of speech: noun

The loose part of a garment which may be doubled over; the part of the body from the waist to the knees of a person when seated; the clothing that covers that part of the body; the part of a thing; one length of a course to be passed over in a race; the act of licking up or washing against.

part of speech: noun

The loose or overhanging flap of anything: the part of the clothes lying on the knees when a person sits down: the part of the body thus covered: a fold.

part of speech: noun

The flap or loose skirt of a garment; the knees and thighs, or the part of the clothes which cover them, in a sitting position, particularly those of a woman; a roll or sliver of cotton for feeding the cards of a spinning- machine.

part of speech: verb transitive

To lay or fold over; as, to lap one shingle over another; to wash or ripple against; as, the water laps the shore; lick up; as, a dog laps water.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be spread on or over: to be turned over or upon.

part of speech: verb

To feed or drink with the tongue; to lick up; to cut or polish with a lap.

part of speech: verb transitive

To wrap, fold, involve.

part of speech: verb

To bring the lap or flap of the garment round one; to wrap or twist round; to lay one thing partly over another.

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