Meaning of DAP in English


/dap/ , v. , dapped, dapping , n.


1. to fish by letting the bait fall lightly on the water.

2. to dip lightly or suddenly into water: The bird dapped for the fish.

3. to bounce or skip, as on the surface of a body of water: The stone dapped along the surface of the pond.


4. to cause to dip in and out of water: to dap one's bait.

5. to cause to skip along the surface of water: to dap stones across the river.

6. Carpentry. to notch (a timber) to receive part of another timber.


7. Carpentry. a notch in a timber for receiving part of another timber.

[ 1575-85; prob. var. of DAB 1 ]

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