Green’s Dictionary of Slang

crap v.1

also crop
[crap n.2 ]

1. to hang.

[UK]Beaumont & Fletcher Scornful Lady III ii: He had a bastard, his own toward issue, Whippe’d and then cropp’d.
[UK]Foote Patron in Works (1799) I 335: And so get cropp’d for a libel.
[UK]G. Parker View of Society II 30: Sentencing some more to be crapped; others to lump the Lighter; and others to nap the Stoop.
[UK]G. Parker Life’s Painter 155: I don’t recollect that I have crap’d a man better for this twelvemonth.
[UK]H. Lemoine ‘Education’ in Attic Misc. 116: And from the start, the scamp, are cropt at home.
[UK]G. Andrewes Dict. Sl. and Cant n.p.: crapp’d executed.
[UK]Lex. Balatronicum.
[UK] ‘Sonnets for the Fancy’ Egan Boxiana III 622: And from the start the scamps are cropp’d at home.
[UK] ‘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.
[UK]Flash Dict. in Sinks of London Laid Open.
[UK]Duncombe New and Improved Flash Dict.
[UK]Hotten Sl. Dict.
[UK]Sl. Dict.
[Aus]Sydney Sl. Dict. (2 edn) 3: Cropped - Hanged.

2. in excl., e.g. crap me!, crop me!

[UK]Foote Minor in Works (1799) I 247: Crop me, but this Squintum has turn’d her head.
[UK]G. Parker 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.
[UK]‘The Masqueraders’ in Corinthian in Spedding & Watt (eds) Bawdy Songbooks (2011) IV 42: [as 1789].