"rap him on the knuckles"
chip, knap, cut off, break off(verb)
break a small piece off from
"chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
a protuberance; a swelling; a knob; a button; hence, rising ground; a summit. See Knob, and Knop
to bite; to bite off; to break short
to strike smartly; to rap; to snap
to make a sound of snapping
a sharp blow or slap
Origin: [D. knappen to chew, bite, crack, take hold of; prob. of imitative origin.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nap, v.t. to snap or break with a snapping noise: to break in pieces with blows, as stones: to bite off, nibble:—pr.p. knap′ping; pa.p. knapped.—ns. Knap′bottle, the bladder-campion; Knap′per, one who breaks stones, esp. one who breaks up flint-flakes for gun-flints; Knap′ping-hamm′er (Scot.), a hammer for breaking stones.—v.i. Knap′ple, to nibble. [Dut. knappen, to crack or crush.]
nap, n. (Bacon) a protuberance, a hillock.—n. Knap′weed, a general name for plants of the genus Centaurea of the composite family—star-thistle, bachelor's buttons. [Conn. with knob, knop.]
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The numerical value of knap in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of knap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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