from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rectangular piece of pastry made with crisp, flaky layers filled with custard cream.
- n. A 20-franc gold coin formerly used in France. Also called nap4.
- n. Games See nap4.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a gold coin worth twenty francs issued by Napoleon I; a twenty-franc coin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Napoleon Bonaparte (or Buonaparte), Born at Ajaccio, Corsica, Aug. 15, 1766, or, according to some, at Corte, Jan. 7, 1768; died at Longwood, St. Helena, May 5, 1821. Emperor of the French 1804-14.
- n. A French gold coin of twenty francs, no longer minted or circulated. It bore the portrait of Napoleon I. or Napoleon III.
- n. A game in which each player holds five cards, the eldest hand stating the number of tricks he will bid to take, any subsequent player having the right to overbid him or a previous bidder, the highest bidder naming the trump and winning a number of points equal to his bid if he makes so many tricks, or losing the same number of points if he fails to make them.
- n. A bid to take five tricks at napoleon. It is ordinarily the highest bid; but sometimes bids are allowed of wellington, or of blucher, to take five tricks, or pay double, or treble, if unsuccessful.
- n. A Napoleon gun.
- n. A kind of top boot of the middle of the 19th century.
- n. A shape and size of cigar. It is about seven inches long.
- n. a puff pastry confection, usually layered, with a filling of custard or cream, or sometimes jelly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A modern French gold coin of the value of 20 francs, or slightly less than $4; a twenty-franc piece, or pièce de vingt francs. See louis.
- n. A French modification of the game of euchre, played by not more than six persons, every one for himself. Also nap.
- n. A small piece of frosted pastry, made by putting several thin layers of puff-paste together with a cream filling.
- n. plural The crimson clover, Trifolium incarnatum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream
- n. a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes
- n. French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
After Napoleon I.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the French Imperial forename Napoleon, usually with reference to Napoleon Bonaparte. (Wiktionary)