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dap 1

intr.v. dapped, dap·ping, daps
1. To fish by letting a baited hook fall gently onto the water.
2. To dip lightly or quickly into water, as a bird does.
3. To skip or bounce, especially over the surface of water.

[Probably alteration of dab.]

dap 2

1. An elaborate gesture of greeting developed by African American soldiers during the Vietnam War, usually consisting of a handshake and other maneuvers such as hand slaps and a fist bump.
2. A fist bump.
tr.v. dapped, dap·ping, daps
To greet by means of a dap.

[African American Vernacular English, of unknown origin.]


pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) dialect Southwest English a pair of plimsolls
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