A kind of machine blanket or wrapping material used by calico printers.(noun)
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Use "lapping" in a sentence
"Iceland, Ireland ... yes, they will mention those, and the fact is that when both of those countries are back in the saddle, playign their full role in a Europe that pays attention to them, and getting prosperous and creative once again, Wales will still be the butt-end of the UK lapping from the toilet bowl of ill-health, high unemployment, cultural marginalisation and disgraceful poverty."
"The skirt is kind of lapping at the boobs of the top like waves."
"Francis referred to his spirit as being like a liquid (like water) and asked God to drink him up - 'lapping' him in - not with the idea of being destroyed, but of being relieved from the sensual (sinful) drive to put himself (or some other thing) on the throne of his heart."