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Etymology 1Edit

From Old French fraper

VerbEdit

frap (third-person singular simple present fraps, present participle frapping, simple past and past participle frapped)

  1. (nautical) To draw together tightly; to secure by many turns of a lashing.
    • 1941, Boy Scout Tests and How to Pass Them, Boy Scouts Association, page 20.
      Next take two turns not round the spars at all but in between them round the rope itself. These turns are called "frapping" turns and must be very tight too.
  2. To strike.

Etymology 2Edit

Shortening.

NounEdit

frap (plural fraps)

  1. (informal) Clipping of frappuccino.