- to singe (worsted yarn) in order to remove loose or protruding fibers.
Origin of genappe
Examples from the Web for genappe
Historical Examples of genappe
Napoleon on the 17th had pressed on by Genappe as far as Rossomme.
Genappe was too far and the anxious son moved to Avesnes in order to receive his messages more speedily.
The duke made good his words by giving his guest the estate of Genappe, of which Louis took possession at the end of July.
At the first sound of the Prussian drums and bugles, Genappe was abandoned, and nothing thought of but headlong flight.
Meanwhile he was installed in the castle of Genappe, in Brabant, where he remained until the death of his father.
- a smooth worsted yarn used for braid, etc