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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nap v. i. [imp. & p. p. Napped p. pr. & vb. n. Napping ]
 1. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze.
 2. To be in a careless, secure state; to be unprepared; as, to be caught napping.
    I took thee napping, unprepared.   --Hudibras.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See nap

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a
           little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap" [syn: sleep]
      2: a soft or fuzzy surface texture
      3: the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up
         from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut
         velvet with the pile running the same direction" [syn: pile]
      4: a short sleep (usually not in bed) [syn: catnap, cat
         sleep, forty winks, short sleep, snooze]
      5: a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes
         [syn: Napoleon]
      v : take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
          [syn: catnap, catch a wink]
      [also: napping, napped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a dress
            of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped fabrics"
            [syn: brushed, fleecy]