Definition of Tapuing

1. tapu [v] - See also: tapu



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapuing

tappit hens
tappy
taproom
taprooms
taproot
taproots
taps
tapsman
tapsmen
tapster
tapsters
tapstry
tapt
tapu
tapued
tapuing (current term)
tapus
taqiyya
taqlid
taqua-nut
taqua nut
taqua nuts
taqueria
taquerias
taquito
taquitos
taqwa
taqwacore
tar
tar-and-feather

Literary usage of Tapuing

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

1. The Story of New Zealand: Past and Present : Savage and Civilized by Arthur Saunders Thomson (1859)
"Every tapu relating to the dead is a law against sacrilege, and tapuing rivers and lands to annoy enemies finds a parallel in the modern system of blockade. ..."

2. The Story of New Zealand: Past and Present : Savage and Civilized by Arthur Saunders Thomson (1866)
"Several laws enforced by the New Zealand tapu are in accordance with the seventh commandment. tapuing seeds and fields are types of the English laws for ..."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1864)
"Dr. Thompson compares -the chief's tapu with the divine right of kings and of certain priests. He says : ' tapuing ' seeds and fields are types of our laws ..."

4. New Zealand: Being a Narrative of Travels and Adventures During a Residence by Joel Samuel Polack (1838)
"I felt gratitude to the priest for tapuing the dame ; and, unwilling to break the prohibition, I hastily quitted her presence. I was introduced to that part ..."

5. New Zealand: Being a Narrative of Travels and Adventures During a Residence by Joel Samuel Polack (1838)
"I felt gratitude to the priest for tapuing the dame ; and, unwilling to break the prohibition, I hastily quitted her presence. I was introduced to that part ..."

6. Manners and Customs of the New Zealanders: With Notes Corroborative of Their by Joel Samuel Polack (1840)
"... growing at the boundary-line, the chief with an axe cuts deep into the trunk the resemblance of a human face, which is termed tapuing the property. ..."

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