from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Biology Creeping or crawling; repent.
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- adj. Creeping along the ground.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as Repent.
- adj. Creeping; crawling; -- said of reptiles, worms, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Creeping or crawling; repent; reptatory; reptile; specifically, of or pertaining to the Reptantia.
Of cozeners, that haunt this occupation, that they cannot well tell how to live one by another, but as he jested in the Comedy of Clocks, they were so many,  major pars populi arida reptant fame, they are almost starved a great part of them, and ready to devour their fellows,
Pulcherrima eft fepibus vivis in hortis, cuift inter topiarias noftrates nequaquam ultimo loco fit habenda, femperque virefcit: Difficilis eft transplan* tatu, quoniam fibrofae ejus radices valde fe expan - dunt, & fub fuperficie 4: erra2 reptant; cum vero fe* mel vel bis transpofita eft., facillime deinde trans - plan -