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crap

2 [krap]
noun
1.
(in craps) a losing throw, in which the total on the two dice is 2, 3, or 12.
2.
Verb phrases, past and past participle crapped, present participle crapping.
3.
crap out,
a.
Also called seven out. (in the game of craps) to throw a 7 rather than make one's point.
b.
Slang. to abandon a project, activity, etc., because of fear, cowardice, exhaustion, loss of enthusiasm, etc.
c.
Slang. to break a promise or fail to fulfill a duty or obligation; renege.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; back formation from craps

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crap1 (kræp)
 
n
1.  a losing throw in the game of craps
2.  another name for craps
 
[C20: back formation from craps]

crap2 (kræp)
 
n
1.  nonsense
2.  rubbish
3.  another word for faeces
 
vb , craps, crapping, crapped
4.  (intr) another word for defecate
 
usage  This word was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in previous editions of Collins English Dictionary. However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use

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Word Origin & History

crap
"defecate" 1846 (v.), 1898 (n.), from one of a cluster of words generally applied to things cast off or discarded (e.g. "weeds growing among corn" (1425), "residue from renderings" (1490s), 18c. underworld slang for "money," and in Shropshire, "dregs of beer or ale"), all probably from M.E. crappe "grain
that was trodden underfoot in a barn, chaff" (c.1440), from M.Fr. crape "siftings," from O.Fr. crappe, from M.L. crappa, crapinum "chaff." Sense of "rubbish, nonsense" also first recorded 1898. Despite folk etymology insistence, not from Thomas Crapper (1837-1910) who was, however, a busy plumber and may have had some minor role in the development of modern toilets. The name Crapper is a northern form of Cropper (attested from 1221), an occupational surname, obviously, but the exact reference is unclear.
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