Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To catch; grasp; insnare.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To catch; to grasp; to insnare.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To grasp, insnare, ensnare, catch, to trap suddenly, to grab suddenly.
  • verb To clap for.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English biclappen, equivalent to be- +‎ clap.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

be- +‎ clap

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