Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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NAP, v.1 To make a gentle snap at with the teeth, to nibble, esp. of horses nipping one another's necks in a caressing way (Ork. 1929 Marw.; Ork., Cai. 1963).

[A variant of Knap, v.4 Cf. also Norw. dial. nappa, to snap, pluck.]

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