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rapping

[ rap-ing ]
/ ˈræp ɪŋ /
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noun

the act or sound of a person or thing that raps.
communication by the sound of taps or knocks, as between medium and spirit during a séance.

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Origin of rapping

1350–1400; Middle English. See rap1, -ing1
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