Definition of Frapping

1. n. A lashing binding a thing tightly or binding things together.



Definition of Frapping

1. Verb. (present participle of frap) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frapping

1. frap [v] - See also: frap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frapping

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frapist
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frapping (current term)
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Literary usage of Frapping

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1. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"frapping. The act of crossing and drawing together the several parts of a tackle, ... frapping A SHIP. The act of passing four or five turns of a large ..."

2. Manual of Military Field Engineering for the Use of Officers and Troops of by William Dorrance Beach, Edwin Alvin Root, Thomas Horace Slavens (1902)
"Several frapping turns are then taken between the spars and the end fastened on one of the spars with a clove hitch. Used in lashing transoms to standards ..."

3. Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing by Dixon Kemp (1884)
"frapping.—A rope put round the parts of a tackle or other ropes which are some distance ... Frequently a frapping is put on the parts of the head sheets, ..."

4. Handbook for Light Artillery by Alexander Brydie Dyer (1896)
"Two frapping-turns are taken in each interval and the whole finished off with ... frapping.—The drawing together the several returns of a lashing so as to ..."

5. A Treatise on Naval Gunnery by Howard Douglas (1860)
"The breast-frapping is rove with a running eye round the after- part of the breeching, about 18 inches from the horns of the carriage ; three turns are ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1904)
"We have most of us heard of frapping a ship. When St. Paul's ‘ship was under-girded between Crete and Malta, the principle was the same; but few seamen of ..."

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