[ uh-lap-uh ]
/ əˈlæp ə /
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noun Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church.
the light blow on the cheek delivered by the bishop in a confirmation service.
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Origin of alapa
<Latin: a slap
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Dios caquicoco upalequen alapa, quiaenicho opte: paquininigug quique eccuet upalacs huatahuc itimisshup caneche alapa.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3|Hubert Howe Bancroft