Tap"ish (?), v. i. [F. se tapir to squat.]

To lie close to the ground, so as to be concealed; to squat; to crouch; hence, to hide one's self.

[Written also tappis, tappish, tappice.] [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

As a hound that, having roused a hart, Although he tappish ne'er so soft. Chapman.


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