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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frap  \Frap\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Frapped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Frapping}.]  [Cf.  F.  frapper  to  strike,  to  seize  ropes.  Cf 
  {Affrap}.] 
  1.  (Naut.)  To  draw  together;  to  bind  with  a  view  to  secure 
  and  strengthen,  as  a  vessel  by  passing  cables  around  it 
  to  tighten;  as  a  tackle  by  drawing  the  lines  together. 
  --Tottem. 
 
  2.  To  brace  by  drawing  together,  as  the  cords  of  a  drum. 
  --Knoght. 




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