Definition of Lapper

1. n. One who takes up food or liquid with his tongue.



Definition of Lapper

1. Noun. One who laps liquid, who takes liquid in with his tongue. ¹

2. Noun. (''in combination'') something (especially a race) that is a stated number of laps e.g. ''a 25-lapper'' ¹

3. Noun. (sports) A competitor who is one lap behind another, in the same race, and hence physically in front. ¹

4. Noun. A mechanism that overlaps material to make it thicker; a lapping cylinder or lapping machine ¹

5. Verb. To make a gentle splashing sound, as the sound of flowing water. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lapper

1. to lopper [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: lopper

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lapper

lapjes
laplacians
laplike
lapling
laplings
lapmark
lapmarks
laponite
laponites
lappa
lappaceous
lappas
lapped
lappel
lappels
lapper (current term)
lappered
lappering
lappers
lappet
lappet caterpillar
lappet moth
lappet moths
lappeted
lappets
lappie
lappies
lapping
lappings
lapps

Literary usage of Lapper

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

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"(2) Did plaintiff voluntarily assume the risk involved in cleaning the mote box while the lapper was in motion as alleged in the answer? ..."

2. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"lapper. See COTTON-SPINNING MACHINERY. LAPPING. See CARPENTRY. LATHE, METAL-WOKKING. The distinctive names applied to the principal forms of metal- working ..."

3. Captain Bill McDonald, Texas Ranger: A Story of Frontier Reform by Albert Bigelow Paine (1909)
"A " SAND-lapper " SHOWS HIS SAND HARD times came on in Mineola. Railroad building was at an end; crops failed; men who had bought goods on long credit could ..."

4. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"... at them and the lapper-milk than middling wi' Mr. Level's head." Antiquary, i. 229- Smith and Bellows, A. Scott's Poems, p. 145. 6. ..."

5. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1765)
"... (hall and may, upon both ends of each piece, affix, a fix a Teal to féal or (lamp with the name of the lapper and county in ..."

6. Transactions of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association (1898)
"rectly upon the intermediate lapper, and this same mixing process, if desired, can be continued on the finisher or evener lapper. This ensures an absolutely ..."

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