2. Adjective. Being one or more laps behind in a race. ¹
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Definition of Lapped
1. lap [v] - See also: lap
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Literary usage of Lapped
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1. Shakespeare's Library: A Collection of the Plays, Romances, Novels, Poems by William Carew Hazlitt (1875)
"A Merry Jest of a Shrewd and Curst Wife lapped in Morel's Skin, ... It was long supposed that only two copies of " The Wife lapped in Morels Skin " were ..."
2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"spec, lapped, in- duplicate, double, etc. follow, v. Í. 1. accompany (contextual), attend (contextual); spec, heel, dodge, ..."
3. The Medical and Physical Journal (1814)
"He eagerly lapped milk and water, and readily swallowed it. ... On giving him water in a shallow dish,he first lapped it eagerly, and then deliberately laid ..."
4. Practical Carpentry: Being a Guide to the Correct Working and Laying Out of by Frederick Thomas Hodgson (1883)
"This joint has three varieties: 1st, the common dovetail, where the dovetails are seen on each side of the angle alternately; 2d, the lapped dovetail, ..."
5. The Manufacture of Alum and the Sulphates and Other Salts of Alumina and Iron by Lucien Geschwind (1901)
"... which fuses and increases the thickness of the joint. FIGS. 165, 166.—Soldered lapped butt joint in leaden sheets. ' ll ( FIGS. 167, 168. ..."
6. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1860)
"He lapped the milk with avidity, and in less than a minute vomited, got upon his legs, ran away, and recovered. It must be observed that Mr. Haughton's ..."