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2 definitions found
 for Napped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nap \Nap\ (n[a^]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Napped (n[a^]pt); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Napping (n[a^]p"p[i^]ng).] [OE. nappen, AS.
     hn[ae]ppian to take a nap, to slumber; cf. AS. hnipian to
     bend one's self, Icel. hnipna, hn[imac]pa, to droop.]
     1. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze. --Chaucer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To be in a careless, secure state; to be unprepared; as,
        to be caught napping. --Wyclif.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
              I took thee napping, unprepared.      --Hudibras.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  napped
      adj 1: (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a
             dress of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped
             fabrics" [syn: brushed, fleecy, napped]

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