Topic: MATERIAL, TEXTILES

Sense: 1
Date: 1300-1400
Origin: NAP2
Sense: 2
Date: 1400-1500
Language: Middle Dutch
Origin: noppe

nap

1 noun
     
nap
nap1
1 [countable] a short sleep, especially during the day
have/take a nap
I usually take a nap after lunch.
2 [singular]TIM the soft surface on some cloth and leather, made by brushing the short fine threads or hairs in one direction pile1 (7)

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