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lapper1

[lap-er]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that laps liquid.

Origin of lapper1

First recorded in 1600–10; lap3 + -er1

lapper2

[lap-er]
verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.
  1. to clabber; curdle.

Origin of lapper2

1805–15; Scots form of lopper2
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Examples from the Web for lapper

Historical Examples

  • A countershaft complete with pulleys is attached to each Lapper.

    Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery

    Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.