Crapes



[kreyp] /kreɪp/

noun, verb (used with object), craped, craping.
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[kreyp] /kreɪp/
noun
1.
a lightweight fabric of silk, cotton, or other fiber, with a finely crinkled or ridged surface.
2.
a usually black band or piece of this material, worn as a token of mourning.
3.
a thin, light, delicate pancake.
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verb (used with object), creped, creping.
6.
to cover, clothe, or drape with crepe.
/kreɪp/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of crepe
2.
crepe, esp when used for mourning clothes
3.
a band of black crepe worn in mourning
/kreɪp/
noun
1.

2.
a black armband originally made of this, worn as a sign of mourning
3.
a very thin pancake, often rolled or folded around a filling
4.
short for crepe paper, crepe rubber
verb
5.
(transitive) to cover or drape with crepe
n.

1630s, Englished spelling of crepe (q.v.).
n.

1797, from French crêpe, from Old French crespe (14c.), from Latin crispa, fem. of crispus “curled, wrinkled” (see crisp (adj.)). Meaning “small, thin pancake” is from 1877. Crepe paper is first attested 1895.

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