Whap (?), Whop, v. i. [Cf. OE. quappen to palpitate, E. quob, quaver, wabble, awhape, wap.]

To throw one's self quickly, or by an abrupt motion; to turn suddenly; as, she whapped down on the floor; the fish whapped over.

Bartlett.

Note: This word is used adverbially in the north of England, as in the United States, when anything vanishes, or is gone suddenly; as, whap went the cigar out of my mouth.

 

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Whap, Whop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whapped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Whapping.]

To beat or strike.

 

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Whap, Whop, n.

A blow, or quick, smart stroke.

 

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Whop (?), v. t.

Same as Whap.

Forby.

 

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Whop, n.

Same as Whap.

 

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