A Victorian-style couch now stands in the spot where Mr. Borden was killed while he napped.
After that I napped and nodded, for I was very tired, and all the time Geoffrey tinkered with the broken motor.
Then some had napped and some had walked and some had gone to Sunday school.
Briefly, quietly, Knowlton told of what had passed while he napped, then asked what information he had gleaned from Joao.
Moleskin—A medium heavy twilled cotton cloth, napped inside; used for men's wear and ornamental purposes.
He could not repress a sneaking feeling that he had been less the kidnapper than the napped kid in this elopement.
The illusion was so perfect that he thought he could make out the figure of a man, in a long loose cape that napped in the wind.
His bare legs were almost long enough to meet under the pony; he wore a torn wide-brimmed hat which napped about his face.
She was clad in a robe, which, had it been napped, each grain would have been of the size of a good ronceval-pea.
Bliss turned on the autopi and napped while the gyrojet carried him to his villa outside Dakar.
"downy surface of cloth," mid-15c., from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German noppe "nap, tuft of wool," probably introduced by Flemish cloth-workers. Cognate with Old English hnoppian "to pluck," ahneopan "pluck off," Old Swedish niupa "to pinch," Gothic dis-hniupan "to tear."
"short spell of sleep," c.1300, from nap (v.). With take (v.) from c.1400.
Old English hnappian "to doze, sleep lightly," of unknown origin, apparently related to Old High German hnaffezan, German dialectal nafzen, Norwegian napp. Related: Napped; napping.
"to furnish with a nap, raise the nap of," 1610s, from nap (n.1).