from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Nautical To make secure by lashing: frap a sail.
- transitive v. Nautical To take up the slack of; tighten.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To draw together tightly.
- n. frappuccino
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To draw together; to bind with a view to secure and strengthen, as a vessel by passing cables around it; to tighten; as a tackle by drawing the lines together.
- transitive v. To brace by drawing together, as the cords of a drum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strike; smite.
- Nautical, to secure by many turns of a lashing.
- To fly into a passion.
- n. A violent fit of rage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. take up the slack of
- v. make secure by lashing
Middle English frapen, to strike, from Old French fraper; see frappé.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)