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1) dap. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected: carom, glance, graze, ricochet, skim, skip. See STRIKE....

2) dap. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: dapped, dapĚping, daps1. To fish by letting a baited hook fall gently onto the water. 2. To dip lightly or quickly into water, as a bird does. 3....

3) Act I. Scene II. Jonson, Ben. 1909-14. The Alchemist. The Harvard Classics
...FACE, alone 1 DAP. [Within.] Captain, I am here. FACE. Who s that?—He s come, I think, doctor. [Enter DAPPER.] Good faith, sir, I was going away. 4 DAP. In truth...

4) Dap'ple. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The name of Sancho Panza s donkey in Cervantes romance of Don Quixote. Bailey derives dapple from the Teutonic dapper (streaked or spotted like a pippin). A dapple-grey...

5) Act V. Scene IV. Jonson, Ben. 1909-14. The Alchemist. The Harvard Classics
...[Enter] SUBTLE, [leading in] DAPPER, [with his eyes bound as before] 1 SUB. How! you have eaten your gag? DAP. Yes, faith, it crumbled Away in my mouth. SUB. You...

6) Sicil'ian Dishes (Sicŭlae dapēs). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...tells us that when a sword hangs over our head, as in the case of Damocl s, not even "Siculae dap s dulcem elaborabunt saporem." 1...

7) Act III. Scene V. Jonson, Ben. 1909-14. The Alchemist. The Harvard Classics
...FACE, DAPPER. Enter SUBTLE, disguised like a priest of Fairy [with a strip of cloth] 1 SUB. [in a feigned voice.] Is yet her grace s cousin come? FACE. He is come....

8) Act III. Scene IV. Jonson, Ben. 1909-14. The Alchemist. The Harvard Classics
...FACE. [Enter] DAPPER 1 FACE. O, sir, you are welcome. The doctor is within a moving for you; I have had the most ado to win him to it!— He swears you ll be the darling...

9) Dab'chick. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The lesser grebe. Dab is a corruption of dap, the old participle of dip, and chick (any young or small fowl), literally the dipping or diving chick. 1...

10) dapple. The American Heritage« Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...b. An individual spot. 2. An animal with a mottled or spotted skin or coat. Inflected forms: dapĚpled, dapĚpling, dapĚples To mark or mottle with spots. Back-formation...

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