napper
a) a person who takes frequent naps
b) the head

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  • napper — [ nape ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1845; de nappe 1 ♦ Couvrir comme d une nappe. « la table nappée d une broderie ancienne » (Colette). 2 ♦ (XXe) Cuis. Recouvrir (une viande, un gâteau) d une couche de sauce, de gelée, etc. Napper un gâteau de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Napper — may refer to: Edwin Napper, English amateur cricketer George Napper, English Roman Catholic priest. Larry C. Napper, United States Ambassador L.D. Buddy Napper, former Louisiana politician and semi professional baseball player Robert Napper,… …   Wikipedia

  • Napper — ist der Name folgender Personen: George Napper (1550–1610, römisch katholischer Priester und Martyrer Lane Napper, US amerikanischer Schauspieler Larry C. Napper (* 1947), US amerikanischer Diplomat Robert Napper (* 1966), britischer Serienmörder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • napper — napper1 [nap′ər] n. a person who naps or is in the habit of taking naps napper2 [nap′ər] n. a person, device, or machine that raises a nap on cloth …   English World dictionary

  • napper — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Yer heid or head. II Glesga Glossary Head III Cumbrian Dictionary ( n napper) head, e.g. Gaffer s napper = The Kings Head a pub in Carlisle where you can always get a seat (or could until they refurbished it) …   English dialects glossary

  • Napper — This famous name, with variant spellings, Naper and Napper, derives from the Old French nap(p)ier , from nappe , a table cloth, plus the agent suffix ier , and was originally given as an occupational name to a person in charge of the table linen… …   Surnames reference

  • napper — napper1 /nap euhr/, n. 1. a textile worker who naps cloth. 2. a machine for putting a nap on cloth. [1760 70; NAP2 + ER1] napper2 /nap euhr/, n. a person who naps or dozes. [1350 1400; ME; see NAP1, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • napper — næpÉ™(r) n. person accustomed to napping; one who dozes; one who naps cloth after it is fulled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • napper — noun Brit. informal a person s head. Origin C18: from thieves sl., of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • napper — nap·per …   English syllables

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