from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To lie close to the ground, so as to be concealed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To hide; lie close; lurk in a covert or hiding-place; lie close to the ground, as partridges and game.
  • To hide; conceal.


French se tapir to crouch, squat. (Wiktionary)


  • Ummagummaa which was attractive for several reasons: easy to get within 100 yards (or 10, or 2 for that matter) of the musicians about 20% of the price of a Floyd show guaranteed no songs from the rubbish albums that came after Meddle very tappish maybe they should have tried a revolving door

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