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lappen

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NounEdit

lappen

  1. Plural form of lap

VerbEdit

lappen (past singular lapte, past participle gelapt)

  1. to piece up, patch, repair
  2. to raise (money)
  3. to clean with a shammy

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EtymologyEdit

Alteration of earlier Middle English wlappen (to wrap, fold), from Old English *wlappan, wlæppan, wlappian, wlæppian from Proto-Germanic *wrappan-, *wlappan- (to wrap, fold), from Proto-Indo-European *werb- (to bend, turn). Akin to Middle English wrappen (to wrap), Danish vravle "to wind", Old Italian goluppare "to wrap" (from Germanic). More at envelop.

VerbEdit

lappen

  1. to wrap, fold

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NounEdit

lappen

  1. definite singular of lapp