neaped

[neept]
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adjective Nautical.

grounded until the next cycle of spring tides.

Nearby words

  1. neanderthaloid,
  2. neanic,
  3. neanthropic,
  4. neap,
  5. neap tide,
  6. neapolitan,
  7. neapolitan ice cream,
  8. neapolitan sixth,
  9. near,
  10. near at hand

Origin of neaped

First recorded in 1695–1705; neap1 + -ed3

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for neaped

  • A ship grounding in a very low tide (neap) is still said to be neaped.

    The Bruce|John Barbour