Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See tapa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark
  • n. the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A fine piece of tappa from the Solomons, of barbaric design in black and orange, made the centre of an arrangement of South Sea Island and aboriginal weapons.

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • (Applause) One of the interesting exhibits is a wall-covering made of tappa, which is cloth manufactured by native women from the bark of the paper-mulberry tree.

    The British Empire Exhibition, A Study in Geography, Resources, and Citizenship of the British Empire

  • Among these the most important was the manufacture of the native cloth, -- 'tappa', -- so well known, under various modifications, throughout the whole Polynesian Archipelago.

    Typee

  • Among these, the most important was the manufacture of the native cloth, — "tappa," — so well known, under various modifications, throughout the whole Polynesian Archipelago.

    Narrative of a four months' residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas Islands, or, A peep at Polynesian life

  • 'tappa' songs composed by musician Nidhu Babu, he was a huge hit with the masses in West Bengal and Bangladesh for his funny and playful spin-offs on traditional music.

    Bollywood Entertainment News | India

  • Kirikuõpetajas tekitas küll kahtlusi, et kuidas sai pime mees kinni püüda kõik lapsed ja need tappa?

    Cthulhu Tales: The Eyes of Madness

  • Kirjeldatud sildistusfenomen toob kaasa ka tulemi, et kui ütelda: "see-ja-see poliitika kuulus olemuslikult fašismi", siis sildistamisegaharjunu aju tõlgib lause "selle poliitika autor on fašist" või siis "riik, kus seesugune poliitika kehtib on fašistlik riik ja kõik sealsed inimesed on fašistid" (ja antud ütleja tahab meid kõiki ära tappa, sest Mussolini riputati jalgupidi Milanosse üles ning seega on ohtlik, riigivastane jne jne).

    tatsutahime Diary Entry

  • Või on ehk asi sellest, et nende arvates on budism parem kui islam ja moslemeid võib tappa?

    tatsutahime Diary Entry

  • A grey-haired Pakhto folk singer, who enjoyed immense popularity as a singer in his youth, expressed his feelings in a Pushto tappa in these words:

    Pushto folk singers to migrate to Lahore, Karachi

  • Politseil on salvestused nende jutuajamisestest, mis on tüüpi "tapame selle-ja-selle ära", isegi mitte "selleks, et teda tappa, on meil vaja teha seda-ja-seda", neil puudus igasugune arusaam Milanos liikumisest, isegi mina teeksin parema logistika, nad ei suutnud peaaegu ühtegi jälitust avastada;

    tatsutahime Diary Entry

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