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Etymology:

From Middle English bilappen, equivalent to be- +‎ lap (“to wrap, fold”).


Verb:

belap (third-person singular simple present belaps, present participle belapping, simple past and past participle belapped) (transitive) To wrap or lap around; surround; envelope. 1891, Leroy Milton Yale, Marion Harland, Babyhood: the mother's nursery guide: Volume 7: Following the traditions of my elders and much of the advice which is generally so freely offered to young mothers, I fashioned skirts with bands so wide and cumbersome, so much belapped and pinned, as to reduce the unfortunate babe to semblance of a small mummy. 1908, Thomas (à Kempis), Of the imitation of Christ: That is to say, the natural reason of man, which is belapped with darkness of ignorance, hath nevertheless power yet to judge betwixt good and evil, and to shew the diversity betwixt true and false. 2007, Evelyn Underhill, The Cloud of Unknowing: that thou hadst almost gotten perfect meekness; and so shouldest thou deceive thyself, and ween that thou wert full meek when thou wert all belapped in foul stinking pride.


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9.belabour
10.belabouredly
11.belabourer
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13.beladle
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17.belamour
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