1. to hang.
|Scornful Lady III ii: He had a bastard, his own toward issue, Whippe’d and then cropp’d.|
|Patron in Works (1799) I 335: And so get cropp’d for a libel.|
|View of Society II 30: Sentencing some more to be crapped; others to lump the Lighter; and others to nap the Stoop.|
|Life’s Painter 155: I don’t recollect that I have crap’d a man better for this twelvemonth.|
|‘Education’ in Attic Misc. 116: And from the start, the scamp, are cropt at home.|
|Dict. Sl. and Cant n.p.: crapp’d executed.|
|‘Sonnets for the Fancy’ Boxiana III 622: And from the start the scamps are cropp’d at home.|
|‘The Slap-Up Cracksman’ in Swell!!! or, Slap-Up Chaunter 43: By our pals already crap’d, / By our pals but lately tap’d, / By our pals that may be trap’d / Let us mount for bile.|
|Flash Dict. in Sinks of London Laid Open.|
|New and Improved Flash Dict.|
|, ,||Sl. Dict.|
2. in excl., e.g. crap me!, crop me!
|Minor in Works (1799) I 247: Crop me, but this Squintum has turn’d her head.|
|Life’s Painter 134: Crap me but I must shove my trunk, and hop the twig — I see as how there’s nothing to be got in this here place.|
|‘The Masqueraders’ in Corinthian in Spedding & Watt (eds) Bawdy Songbooks (2011) IV 42: [as 1789].|