1. a sheep; used only in phr. napper of naps under napper n.1 [note napper’s poll n.].
2. (Aus.) in senses of bed or covering [SE knapsack; but note SE nap, a short sleep].
(a) a sleeping bag.
|DSUE (8th edn) 778/1: C.19–20.|
(b) blankets or some other covering used by a sleeper in the open-air, a pack (as used in Northern Territory).
|Tramp-Royal 55: We [...] dug a hole for the hips to lie in, and unrolled our ‘nap’.|
|Gone Nomad 15: Here I [...] built a fire, placing beside it my nap.|
|Capricornia (1939) 417: The nap [...] consisted of two greasy bran-sacks, or, as bushmen call them, Wagga Rugs.|
|Battlers 126: I guess you can share my nap, Jim.|
|(con. 1936–46) Winged Seeds (1984) 18: Feeling crook. Shake a leg. Bring nap.|