Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Crape.
  • noun a very thin, lustrous dress-silk.
  • Frizzed.
  • To curl; crimp; buckle; put up in curl-papers; frizz: as, to crêpe the hair.

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

  • noun Same as crape.
  • noun Any of various crapelike fabrics, whether crinkled or not.
  • noun A small thin pancake.
  • noun Paper with a finely crinkle texture, usually sold in rolls of 2-3 inches width; crepe paper; -- it is usually colored brightly and used for decoration.
  • noun Canton crape or an inferior gauzy fabric resembling it.
  • noun smooth, or unwrinkled, crape{2}.

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

  • noun Alternative spelling of crepe.

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

  • noun paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
  • noun small very thin pancake
  • verb cover or drape with crape
  • noun a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface

Etymologies

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Borrowing from French crêpe, from Latin crispus.

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