Definition of neap

Definition of neap
  1. neap Noun The tongue or pole of a cart or other vehicle drawn by two animals.
  2. neap Noun A neap tide.
  3. neap Adjective Designating a tide which occurs just after the first and third quarters of the moon, when there is least difference between high tide and low tide.
  4. neap Verb To trap a ship (or ship and crew) in water too shallow to move from due to the smaller tidal range occurring in a period of neap tides.
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