Word:

Nap

Pronunciation: năp
v. i.1.To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze.
[imp. & p. p. Napped (năpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Napping (năp"pĭng).]
2.To be in a careless, secure state; to be unprepared; as, to be caught napping.
I took thee napping, unprepared.
- Hudibras.
n.1.A short sleep; a doze; a siesta.
1.Woolly or villous surface of felt, cloth, plants, etc.; an external covering of down, of short fine hairs or fibers forming part of the substance of anything, and lying smoothly in one direction; the pile; as, the nap of cotton flannel or of broadcloth.
2.The loops which are cut to make the pile, in velvet.
v. t.1.To raise, or put, a nap on.
n.1.Same as Napoleon, 1, below.
Noun1.Napnap - a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
Synonyms: sleep
2.nap - a soft or fuzzy surface texture
3.nap - the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction"
Synonyms: pile
4.nap - a short sleep (usually not in bed)
5.nap - a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes
Synonyms: Napoleon
Verb1.nap - take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
Synonyms: catch a wink, catnap
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