Middle English Dictionary Entry
|Etymology||Prob. ON; cp. Norw. napp mouthful, Swed. napp nipple; also Norw., Dan. nappe v., Swed. napp, nappa.|
Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)
Note: Cp. napand.
A suck, draught.
- a1450 As I me ros (Sln 2593)p.48 : He tok that maydyn be the pap, And tok therof a ryʒt god nap, And sok his fille of that licour.