frap

[frap] /fræp/
verb (used with object), frapped, frapping. Nautical
1.
to bind or wrap tightly with ropes or chains.
Origin
1300–50; Middle English frappen < Old French fraper to strike, beat, probably < Germanic (compare Old Norse hrapa to hurl, hurry)
British Dictionary definitions for frap
frap (fræp)
 
vb , fraps, frapping, frapped
(tr) nautical to lash down or together
 
[C14: from Old French fraper to hit, probably of imitative origin]

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Word Origin and History for frap
frap
14c., from O.Fr. fraper (Mod.Fr. frapper), cognate with It. frappare to strike, of unknown origin. Nautical sense is from 1540s.
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