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1) clap. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...A sudden sharp, explosive noise: bang, bark, crack, explosion, pop1, rat-a-tat-tat, report, snap. See SOUNDS. 1. To express approval, especially by clapping: applaud,...

2) clap 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The act or sound of clapping the hands. 2. A sudden, loud, explosive sound: a clap of thunder. 3. A sharp blow with the open hand; a slap. 4. Obsolete A sudden stroke...

3) After-clap. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Beware of after-claps. An after-clap is a catastrophe or threat after an affair is supposed to be over. It is very common in thunderstorms to hear a "clap" after...

4) clap 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Vulgar Slang Gonorrhea. Often used with the. Probably from obsolete French clapoir, bubo, from Old French clapier, brothel, from Old Provencal, rabbit warren, from...

5) Clap-trap. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Something introduced to win applause; something really worthless, but sure to take with the groundlings. A trap to catch applause. 1...

6) clap skate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A speed skate that has a blade attached by a hinge at the heel, allowing one to skate more efficiently by keeping the full length of the blade on the ice while the...

7) Clapper. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...With a roof of clap-boards overhead."Alice Cary: Settlers Christmas Eve.Probably a corruption of clath-board, a covering board, from Anglo-Saxon, clath, a covering,...

8) pop1. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Informal : biff, bop, clip1, wallop. Slang : belt, conk, paste. let someone have it, sock it to someone. See ATTACK, STRIKE. pop in To go to or seek out the company...

9) bark. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...A sudden sharp, explosive noise: bang, clap, crack, explosion, pop1, rat-a-tat-tat, report, snap. See SOUNDS. 1. To make a sudden sharp, explosive noise: bang, clap,...

10) 406. Snap. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: SNAP &c. v.; toot, shout, yell, yap [dial.], yelp, bark; rapping &c. v. REPORT, decrepitation, crepitation; thump, knock, clap, thud; burst, thunderclap, thunderburst,...

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