- a halfpenny; frequently used generically for money, thus:—“I haven’t a RAP,” _i.e._, I have no money whatever; “I don’t care a RAP,” &c. Originally a species of counterfeit coin used for small change in Ireland, against the use of which a proclamation was issued, 5th May, 1737. Small copper or base metal coins are still called RAPPEN in the Swiss cantons. Irish robbers were formerly termed RAPPAREES.
- to utter rapidly and vehemently; “he RAPPED out a volley of oaths.”
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