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nappa

or na·pa

[nap-uh, nah-puh]
noun
  1. a very soft glove leather made from the skin of a sheep, kid, or goat.
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Historical Examples of nappa

  • That's all right, but remember that Nappa Bill is your open enemy.

    The Slave of the Mine

    Bracebridge Hemyng

  • Vasquez kindly relieved me of that trifle in the Nappa Valley.

    The Slave of the Mine

    Bracebridge Hemyng

  • We had no compass with us, and could not determine the course to Nappa Valley or Sonoma.

  • Keeping to the north side of the river, we come to Nappa Hall at a distance of a little over a mile to the east of Askrigg.

  • The bullet struck Nappa Bill about the middle of the wrist, and with a fearful oath he allowed his knife to drop on the floor.

    The Slave of the Mine

    Bracebridge Hemyng


British Dictionary definitions for nappa

nappa

noun
  1. a soft leather, used in gloves and clothes, made from sheepskin, lambskin, or kid
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Word Origin for nappa

C19: named after Napa, California, where it was originally made
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