- a rack or bar containing needles, situated at the front of the reed, and used in the production of figured patterns.
- an ornamented fabric produced by lappet weaving.
OTHER WORDS FROM lappetlap·pet·ed, adjective
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How to use lappet in a sentence
She had hold of the lappet of his coat; she had kept it in her hand even while she detached herself from his embrace.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
He never asked who or what the sick papas of poor children were when the children pulled him by the lappet of his coat.The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
That which moved the lappet was something in the pocket that was struggling to get out.
Grettir felt him groping about the lower lappet and pulling at it.
First, it appeared to me as if the lappet of my overcoat pocket were in movement, being raised.