(obsolete) A tablecloth.
To bombard with napalm.
Other Word Forms of Nape
Origin of Nape
From Middle English, from Old French nape, nappe (“a cloth"), from Medieval Latin nappa, napa (“cloth, table-cloth, sheet"), alteration of Latin mappa (“a cloth, napkin, towel"). More at map, apron.
Unknown, circa 1300. Possibly from Old French hanap (“goblet"), as there is a hollow at the base of the skull.
Short for napalm.
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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