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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CLAP, verb transitive

1. To strike with a quick motion, so as to make a noise by the collision; to strike with something broad, or having a flat surface; as, to clap the hands; to clap the wings.

2. To thrust or drive together; to shut hastily; followed by to; as, to clap to the door or gate.

3. To thrust or drive together; to put one thing to another by a hasty or sudden motion; followed by to, on or in; as, to clap the hand to the mouth; to clap spurs to a horse; to clap on a saddle.

4. To thrust; to put, place or send; followed by in, into, under, over, etc.; as, to clap one under the hatches; to clap one into Bedlam; to clap a board over a pit.

5. To applaud; to manifest approbation or praise by striking the hands together; as, to clap a performance on the stage.

6. To infect with venereal poison.

To clap up, to make or complete hastily; as, to clap up a peace.

To imprison hastily, or with little delay.

CLAP, verb intransitive

1. To move or drive together suddenly with noise.

The doors around me clapt.

2. To enter on with alacrity and briskness; to drive or thrust on; as we say to reapers or mowers, clap in, or clap to, that is, enter on the work, begin without delay, begin briskly.

3. To strike the hands together in applause.

Bid them clap

CLAP, noun

1. A driving together; a thrust and collision of bodies with noise, usually bodies with broad surfaces.

Give the door a clap

2. A sudden act or motion; a thrust.

Pay all debts at one clap

3. A burst of sound; a sudden explosion; as a clap of thunder.

4. An act of applause; a striking of hands to express approbation.

5. A venereal infection.

6. With falconers, the nether part of the beak of a hawk.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CLAP-BOARD, noun A thin narrow board for covering houses. In England, according to Bailey, a clapboard is also what in America is called a stave for casks.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CLAP-DISH, noun A wooden bowl or dish.

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CLAP-DOCTOR, noun One who is skilled in healing the clap.

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CLAP-NET, noun A net for taking larks, united with a looking glass.

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CLAPPED, participle passive Thrust or put on or together; applauded by striking the hands together; infected with the venereal disease.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. A person who claps, or applauds by clapping.

2. That which strikes, as the tongue of a bell, or the piece of wood that strikes a mill-hopper.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CLAPPER-CLAW, verb transitive [slap and claw.] To scold; to abuse with the tongue; to revile.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CLAPPING, participle present tense Driving or putting on, in, over, or under, by a sudden motion; striking the hands together.