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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

napnæp(v.; n.)napped, nap•ping

  1. (v.i.)to sleep for a short time; doze.

  2. to be off one's guard:

    The question caught him napping.

  3. (v.t.)to sleep or doze through:

    I napped the afternoon away.

  4. (n.)a brief period of sleep, esp. one taken during daytime.

Origin of nap:

bef. 900; ME; OE hnappian to sleep; c. MHG napfen

nap′per

napnæp(n.; v.)napped, nap•ping.

  1. (n.)the short fuzzy ends of fibers on the surface of cloth.

  2. (v.t.)to raise a nap on.

Origin of nap:

1400–50; late ME noppe, OE -hnoppa, c. MD, MLG noppe; akin to OE hnoppian to pluck

nap′less(adj.)

-nap

  1. a combining form extracted from kidnap , with the general sense “abduct or steal in order to collect a ransom”:

    artnap; petnap; starnap.

    Category: Affix

Wiktionary

  1. napless(Adjective)

    without a nap; worn or threadbare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Napless(adj)

    without nap; threadbare

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