Definition of clap:
- A burst of sound; a sudden explosion.
- A loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang.
- A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow.
- A striking of hands to express approbation.
- The nether part of the beak of a hawk.
- To come together suddenly with noise.
- To enter with alacrity and briskness; - with to or into.
- To express contempt or derision.
- To knock, as at a door.
- To manifest approbation of, by striking the hands together; to applaud; as, to clap a performance.
- To strike the hands together in applause.
- To strike; to slap; to strike, or strike together, with a quick motion, so, as to make a sharp noise; as, to clap one's hands; a clapping of wings.
- To talk noisily; to chatter loudly.
- To thrust, drive, put, or close, in a hasty or abrupt manner; - often followed by to, into, on, or upon.
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- "Jane Lends A Hand", Shirley Watkins.
- "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"", Chretien DeTroyes.
- "Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades", Florence Holbrook.