1. to have sex, usu. used of a woman.
|Caveat for Common Cursetours in Viles & Furnivall (1907) 87: There was a proud Patrico and a nosegent, he tooke his jockam in his famble, and a wapping he went.|
|Groundworke of Conny-catching [as cit. c.1566].|
|Roaring Girle V i: Then we’ll couch a hogshead under the ruffmans, and there you shall wap with me, and I’ll niggle with you.|
|Eng. Villainies (9th edn).‘Canters Dict.’|
|Catterpillers of this Nation Anatomized 4: Whores, who when they are wapping will be sure to geld the mans pocket.|
|Eng. Rogue I 45: Wap To Swive.|
|Canting Academy (2nd edn) 4: I will cleave to my Doxy, Wap stiffly, and will bring her Cloaths, Hens, Turkies, Piggs, Geese, or anything else I can come at.|
|Academy of Armory Ch. iii item 68c: Canting Terms used by Beggars, Vagabonds, Cheaters, Cripples and Bedlams. [...] Wap well, Kiss well.|
|Dict. Canting Crew n.p.: Wap, c. to Lie with a Man. If she won’t wap for a Winne, let her trine for a Make, c. If she won’t Lie with a Man for a Penny, let her Hang for a Half-penny.|
|Triumph of Wit 196: This Doxy Dell can cut been whids, and wap well for a win .|
|Lives of Most Notorious Highway-men, etc. (1926) II [as cit. c.1698].|
|New Canting Dict. [as cit. c.1698].|
|, , ,||Universal Etym. Eng. Dict. [as cit. c.1698].|
|Scoundrel’s Dict. 16: To Copulate – Wap.|
|Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue n.p.: Lastly, I will cleave to my doxy, wap stiffly, and will bring her duds, margery praters, goblers, grunting cheats, or tibs of the buttery, or any thing else I can come at.|
|Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue (3rd edn).|
|Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
|Vocabula Amatoria (1966) 246: Souler la volonté. To copulate; ‘to wap.’.|
|Facetiae Americana 19: She’d dance the ‘Shaking of the Sheets,’ fa-doodle, wap and shag.‘A French Crisis’ in|
2. (UK Black) to shoot, to kill.
|‘Waps’ [lyrics] Step correct with that Mac / You know we dressed in all black / No funeral, no funeral, man's turning up tryna wap.|
3. see whop v.