General raper was the officer in political charge of the Nawab of Moorshedabad, then a boy of some ten years old.
The Countess, he said, was waiting dinner for me, and yet no invitation came for raper.
raper, too, in his own fashion, would make sacrifices for you; but would you endure the thought of this?
I wrote to my mother and to raper, but without receiving a reply.
He left at nine o'clock, and raper, the night watchman, fastened the street door behind him.
"I congratulate you," replied Miss raper with sarcastic wit.
Accompanied by one trusty companion, Mr. raper, she had never wearied in her pursuit.
We learn that raper has been suspended from his position, pending an investigation.
raper carefully perused the note, and then proceeded to examine the bills, when Fagan snatched them rudely from his hand.
raper heard the words without even discontinuing to write, and merely muttered a brief "Very well," in reply.
late 14c., "seize prey; abduct, take by force," from rape (n.) and from Anglo-French raper (Old French rapir) "to seize, abduct," a legal term, probably from past participle of Latin rapere "seize, carry off by force, abduct" (see rapid).
Latin rapere was used for "sexually violate," but only very rarely; the usual Latin word being stuprare "to defile, ravish, violate," related to stuprum (n.), literally "disgrace." Meaning "to abduct (a woman), ravish;" also "seduce (a man)" is from early 15c. in English. Related: Raped; raping. Uncertain connection to Low German and Dutch rapen in the same sense.
early 14c., "booty, prey;" mid-14c., "forceful seizure; plundering, robbery, extortion," from Anglo-French rap, rape, and directly from Latin rapere "seize" (see rape (v.)). Meaning "act of abducting a woman or sexually violating her or both" is from early 15c., but perhaps late 13c. in Anglo-Latin.
kind of cruciferous plant (Brassica napus), late 14c., from Old French rape, from Latin rapa, rapum "turnip," from PIE *rap- (cf. Greek hrapys "rape," Old Church Slavonic repa, Lithuanian rope, Middle Dutch roeve, Old High German ruoba, German Rübe "rape, turnip"). Usually grown to feed sheep, an oil made from it is used in cooking (see canola).
The crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse. v. raped, rap·ing, rapes
To commit rape on.