verb (used with or without object), wapped, wap·ping, noun
Examples from the Web for wapping
Contemporary Examples of wapping
An aide to Princes William and Harry, Jamie Lowther Pinkerton, was hacked 416 times from the Wapping office.8 Lessons From the Murdoch Phone Hacking Trial
December 5, 2013
Then she helped press magnate Rupert Murdoch crush organized-labor opposition in his Wapping facilities.British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s Lasting Legacy
April 8, 2013
We are told that £130,000 was paid in one year to Mr. Mulcaire – which of you (the Wapping Three) asked about this payment?9 Questions for Rupert
July 18, 2011
Wapping Project E1W 3SG Phone: 02076802080 www.thewappingproject.com Newcomer Pizza East has quickly become a favorite.Gal With a Suitcase
November 21, 2009
Historical Examples of wapping
To this day he can not put a name to it; he surmises that it was Wapping.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
About as soon as I should take lodgings in Wapping for country air!The Daltons, Volume II (of II)
Charles James Lever
True, it was case of a duke; but she had not known such dealings in Wapping.Little Novels of Italy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
But once a gibbet stood on Wapping Wharf, and pirates were hanged upon it.
Three cowards will hang on Wapping wharf before the month is up.
n acronym for
"a hit, a blow," late 14c., probably of imitative origin. The verb (late 14c.) originally meant "to throw quickly or with violence," and in slang c.1560-1730 it meant "to copulate" (usually used in reference to women).