from The Century Dictionary.

  • Nautical, to bind on; fasten about: same as frap, 2.


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  • Before she could sit down with the paper and grease pencil, there wasa thrap on the door.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • At the thrap on the door to the guest quarters, Secca sat up straighter in the armchair pulled up before the conference table.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • He has just begun the summary report for Majer Maran when there is a thrap on the door of the inner study.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • It is late afternoon before there is a thrap on the door, although at times Lorn has heard voices, often intense, if whispered, as though Lorn might have been listening.

    The Magi'i Of Cyador

  • At the first thrap on the door, Kinowin replied, "Wait a moment, if you would, Cerryl."

    Colors of Chaos

  • He had barely entered his room and seated himself on the edge of the bed when there was a thrap on the door.

    Colors of Chaos

  • At the single thrap on the door, he coughs, then answers.

    The Spellsong War

  • Almost a glass later " and with one new spell roughed out " there was a thrap on the door.

    The Spellsong War

  • After a quick thrap on the door, which Anna ignored, Florenda opened it slightly.

    The Soprano Sorceress

  • Mighty long toime since yuh've bin able tu dhrag yeh're guts up that ladder -- lit alone squeege thru 'th' thrap-dhure.

    The Luck of the Mounted A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police


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