Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of rap, rap, etc.

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Examples

  • Several chefs who are represented in Las Vegas, including Francois Payard and Jet Tila , came out for the dinner of pepperoni rrrostiti, frito misto, orecchiette with broccoli rappe and sausage, and, of course, Uncle Vincent's famous lemon chicken.

    Snagging a Dinner at Rao's

  • Ther was a PRIORESSE, who lovede hir smalle dog, and also a SQUIRE, who mad manye songes of rappe and had TWO FAT KNIGHTES wyth him, and also a WOMAN WYTH A BABYE AND AN ACCENTE, who coud muche of plesaunte folke remedyes and TWO FOUNDLINGES who travelid all al oon, and an ANTISOCIALE ENGLISHMAN and also a gret manye EXPENDABLES.

    August 21st, 2006

  • The horses of the countrey go good fourescore versts a day, And all without the spurre, once pricke them and they skippe, But goe not forward on their way, the Russie hath his whippe To rappe him on the ribbes, for though all booted bee, Yet shall you not a paire of spurres in all the countrey see.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Greenewich, the king blew his horne, _Flamock_ hauing his belly full, and his tayle at commaundment, gaue out a rappe nothing faintly, that the king turned him about and said how now sirra?

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • The Sun Ronnie O'Sullivan had his table manners rappe - 1 hr ago

    BBC News - Home

  • To rappe him on the ribbes, for though all booted bee,

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 04

  • And then with our greate clubbe I will reache hym one rappe.

    Ralph Roister Doister

  • + Yea and rappe you againe except ye can sit in rest.

    Ralph Roister Doister

  • I will strike at you, but the rappe shall light on him.

    Ralph Roister Doister

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