- 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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lappetlap·pet·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for lappet
The skirt is put on and gathered just under the edge of the lappet.
If the subject is only moderately interesting he pulls a sleeve or a lappet of a coat.Gossamer|George A. Birmingham
The body is cut so as to form lappets and has no seam at the waist; the lappet, quite smooth, goes round behind.
Both tippet and lappet are often peculiarly ornamented, and the former is sometimes strikingly coloured.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
All the while betwixt finger and thumb he squeezed and pinched his Wonderstone beneath the lappet of his pocket.The Three Mulla-mulgars|Walter De La Mare