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Meaning of CRAPE

Pronunciation:  kreyp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface
  2. [n]  small very thin pancake
  3. [v]  curl tightly, of hair
  4. [v]  cover with crape
 

CRAPE is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: crepe, crepe, crepe, crimp, French pancake, frizz, frizzle, kink, kink up
 
 See Also: battercake, Canton crepe, cloth, cover, crepe de Chine, crepe marocain, crepe Suzette, curl, fabric, flannelcake, flapcake, flapjack, griddlecake, hot cake, hotcake, marocain, material, pancake, textile, wave

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Crape\ (kr[=a]p), n. [F. cr[^e]pe, fr. L. crispus curled,
    crisped. See {Crisp}.]
    A thin, crimped stuff, made of raw silk gummed and twisted on
    the mill. Black crape is much used for mourning garments,
    also for the dress of some clergymen.
    
          A saint in crape is twice a saint in lawn. --Pope.
    
    {Crape myrtle} (Bot.), a very ornamental shrub
       ({Lagerstr["o]mia Indica}) from the East Indies, often
       planted in the Southern United States. Its foliage is like
       that of the myrtle, and the flower has wavy crisped
       petals.
    
    {Oriental crape}. See {Canton crape}.
    
    
  2. \Crape\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Craped} (kr[=a]pt); p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Craping}.] [F. cr[^e]per, fr. L. crispare to curl,
    crisp, fr. crispus. See {Crape}, n.]
    To form into ringlets; to curl; to crimp; to friz; as, to
    crape the hair; to crape silk.
    
          The hour for curling and craping the hair. --Mad.
                                                   D'Arblay.
    
    
 

 

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