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  • Eva can I put a clap on a palisade, if I revise noble macros or camel bones I verified as I lap an opal cat up in a cave?
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Definition of the verb clap on

What does clap on mean as a doing phrase?


  1. apply carelessly
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of clap on: slam on / slap on
    • more generic terms: apply / put on = apply to a surface

Alternative definition of the verb clap on


  1. [nautical, transitive] to temporarily add something to an existing part, especially to add an additional sail to take advantage of a fair wind

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Google previewEncyclopedia Metropolitana Or System of Universal Knowledge on a Methodical Plan Projected by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1858)

Glossology; or the historical relations of languages first division by John Stoddart

Provincial Words,' we find “clacks of wood,” small pieces of wood to clap with; clack, to snap the fingers; clack, a kind of small windmill set on a pole, to turn, and clap on a board, to frighten away birds; clacker or clacket,a rattle to frighten away ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

To clap on: To place on or add nastily. ** Clap on more sails."— Shakesp . : Merry Wives, 11. 2. To clap to : 1. Lit.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1876)

by Samuel Johnson

Clap on. Add or put on quickly. This punk is one ...

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In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent. (George Canning)
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