Definition of Sapped

1. Verb. (past of sap) ¹



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Definition of Sapped

1. sap [v] - See also: sap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sapped

saporific
saporosity
saporous
sapors
sapota
sapotaceous
sapotas
sapote
sapotes
sapour
sapours
sappan
sappans
sappare
sapped (current term)
sapper
sappers
sapphically
sapphics
sapphire
sapphire berry
sapphirelike
sapphires
sapphirine
sapphirines
sapphisms

Literary usage of Sapped

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Studies of a Biographer by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"Pattison argues that the change in our conceptions has already sapped our interest in the poetry, and that, if the process continues, the 'possibility of ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... sapped all his Porridge (He hat). Eaten hie lost meal ; he is dead. drees, which was anciently made oi Sapper of ..."

3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1807)
"... their extravagance, debauchery, and crimes, brought the government into disgrace, lowered it in the estimation of the people, and sapped the foundations ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"Thus tho foundations of private virtue aro sapped by tolerance given to public fraud. The proposed amendments to the Constitution, ..."

5. The Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime-minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Charlotte Lennox (1817)
"The ravelin having been carried away, and the body of the place beginning to be sapped, Amiens surrendered the part of the historians agree, ..."

6. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1854)
"know that we are all very well; we came hither yesterday at one o'clock; we sapped with Mr. Walker last night, and at Chapel Jug(') invited us to the Lodge; ..."

7. Chronicles of the City of Perugia, 1492-1503 by Francesco Maturanzio, Edward Strachan Morgan (1905)
"did not recognise the insidious nature of the sickness that sapped his strength, but thought that he suffered only from the malign and pestilential air. ..."

8. Studies of a Biographer by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"Pattison argues that the change in our conceptions has already sapped our interest in the poetry, and that, if the process continues, the 'possibility of ..."

9. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... sapped all his Porridge (He hat). Eaten hie lost meal ; he is dead. drees, which was anciently made oi Sapper of ..."

10. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1807)
"... their extravagance, debauchery, and crimes, brought the government into disgrace, lowered it in the estimation of the people, and sapped the foundations ..."

11. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"Thus tho foundations of private virtue aro sapped by tolerance given to public fraud. The proposed amendments to the Constitution, ..."

12. The Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime-minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Charlotte Lennox (1817)
"The ravelin having been carried away, and the body of the place beginning to be sapped, Amiens surrendered the part of the historians agree, ..."

13. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1854)
"know that we are all very well; we came hither yesterday at one o'clock; we sapped with Mr. Walker last night, and at Chapel Jug(') invited us to the Lodge; ..."

14. Chronicles of the City of Perugia, 1492-1503 by Francesco Maturanzio, Edward Strachan Morgan (1905)
"did not recognise the insidious nature of the sickness that sapped his strength, but thought that he suffered only from the malign and pestilential air. ..."

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