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Present participle of lap.
A kind of machine blanket or wrapping material used by calico printers.
When she walked back through the dairy, Brutus was lapping water.
Her eyes returned to Jonny, who was lapping up what was left of the dead woman's blood.
Rhyn gasped and struggled to sit. Kiki's still body lay a few feet from him, the ocean lapping at his brother's feet. The Caribbean night was humid and warm, and the moon large over head.
Could you hear the gulls, the clink of the cubes and the waves lapping the shore?
Most enjoy the gentle lapping sensations and the feel of cool water.
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