Definition of nap :
1. A short sleep; a doze; a siesta.
2. Same as Napoleon, 1, below.
3. The loops which are cut to make the pile, in velvet.
4. To be in a careless, secure state.
5. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze.
6. To raise, or put, a nap on.
7. 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.
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repose (part of speech: verb)
texture (part of speech: noun)
- For the nap wears off men the same as it does off clothes. - "The Prairie Mother", Arthur Stringer.
- Now, Colonel, just you drink this and have a nap, for you mustn't speak too much all at once. - "Love Eternal", H. Rider Haggard.
- I am not going to have my nap disturbed if I know it. - "Sisters Three", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.