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Synonyms for lap

overtake

lap something up

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Synonyms for lap

to flow against or along

to flow or move with a low slapping sound

Synonyms for lap

the upper side of the thighs of a seated person

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an area of control or responsibility

the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs

a flap that lies over another part

movement once around a course

touching with the tongue

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lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another

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pass the tongue over

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move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound

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take up with the tongue

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wash or flow against

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References in classic literature ?
Louisa dropped on her knees and hid her face in her mistress's lap.
I asked, and she replied that I could put it wherever I liked for all she cared, so long as I took it out of her sight (the implication was that it had stolen on to her lap while she was looking out at the window).
He coolly curled up in Anne's lap and began to purr.
He laid himself back in his chair, and puffed out his smoke, with eyes lazily half closed, like the eyes of the pug-dog on his lap.
The writing-case was on her lap, with the letter and the pen lying on it.
The Farmer could not hold his sides with laughter, so the Ass went up to him, and putting his feet upon the Farmer's shoulder attempted to climb into his lap.
Woodville," he said, as he softly laid my hand back on my lap, "bear with an old fellow who worships your enchanting sex.
I was so small that, in order to negotiate the pail, I sat down and gathered it into my lap.
That neglected animal takes refuge on Lady Janet's lap.
And the mother looked down in her lap, and the tears ran down over her cheeks; her head became so heavy--she had not closed her eyes for three days and nights; and now she slept, but only for a minute, when she started up and trembled with cold.
exclaimed Alice, looking about in great perplexity, as first one round head, and then the other, rolled down from her shoulder, and lay like a heavy lump in her lap.
Miss Bridget did not, however, suffer her to continue long in this doubtful situation; for having looked some time earnestly at the child, as it lay asleep in the lap of Mrs Deborah, the good lady could not forbear giving it a hearty kiss, at the same time declaring herself wonderfully pleased with its beauty and innocence.
On the previous night three Sabbath newspapers, distributed beneath his coat, about his ankles and over his lap, had failed to repulse the cold as he slept on his bench near the spurting fountain in the ancient square.
Invariably, on Saturday night, Billy poured his total wages into her lap.
Strange to say, the whimsical little brute falsified my expectations by jumping into my lap and poking its sharp muzzle familiarly into my hand the moment I sat down.