Definition of sap:
- A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by digging under cover of gabions, etc.
- A simpleton; a saphead; a milksop.
- The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition.
- The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.
- To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.
- To pierce with saps.
- To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps.
- To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of.
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- disable (part of speech: verb)
- enervate (part of speech: verb)
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
" A growing day," the farmers call them; indeed, at such times you may almost hear the swelling and the bursting of the buds, the rising of the sap, the throbbing and pushing of the young green life all around.- "The Light of Scarthey", Egerton Castle.
- "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.