1. of a man, to have sexual intercourse.
|Canting Academy, or the Pedlar’s-French Dict. n.p.: To wrap or yard To lie with a Woman.|
2. see wrap (it) up
3. see wrap (up) v.
SE in slang uses
1. a loose overcoat or greatcoat, worn mainly in the 18C.
|Trivia (1730) 8: That garment best the winter’s rage defends / [...] / By* various names in various counties know [note] * A Joseph, a Wrap-Rascal, &c.|
|London Eve. Post n.p.: Some of them had that loose kind of great-coats on, which I have heard called wrap-rascals.|
|Adventurer 101: Some of them had those loose kind of great-coats on, which I have heard called wrap-rascals [F&H].|
|Doings in London 52: Some of them had that loose kind of great-coats on, which I heard called wrap-rascals.|
|‘The Devil and Johnny Dixon’ in Bentley’s Misc. Mar. 254: Come, Tom [...] on with your wrap-rascal.|
|Handley Cross (1854) 42: He proceeds to divest himself of his elegant ‘wraprascal’.|
|Digby Grand (1890) 281: Cram on a wrap-rascal and a shawl ‘choaker.’.|
|Bell’s Life in Sydney 1 Aug. 3/3: He was indignant that his favorite ‘upper Benjamin’ should have been converted into a ‘wrap rascal’ .|
|Gaslight and Daylight 59: We have [...] Pilot wrappers, Wrap-rascals, Bisuniques, and a host of other garments, more or less answering the purpose of an over-coat.|
|F&H].Roundabout Papers xviii n.p.: There is the cozy wrap-rascal, self-indulgence, how easy it is [|
|Living London (1883) Mar. 73: A delicious ‘Upper Benjamin’ – a most elegant ‘wrap rascal!’.in|
|No. 5 John Street 246: The humble individual in slouched felt and threadbare wrap-rascal.|
2. a red great-coat.
|Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue ms. additions n.p.: Wrap Rascal. A Red Cloak, called also a Roquelaire.|
|,||Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue (2nd, 3rd edn) n.p.:|
|Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
(orig. US) to crash one’s car.
|Long Wait (1954) 112: He wrapped his car up.|
|Shortest, Gladdest Years (1963) 149: It wrapped itself around a tree near Conn College [...] He emerged without injuries and hitchhiked home.|
|(con. 1951) Unit Pride (1981) 14: We’d probably get it fallin’ off the curb or wrappin’ a jalopy round a telephone pole.|
1. to bring to an end, to conclude, to stop doing something; esp. as imper. wrap it up!, stop!
|Spanish Blood (1946) 49: ‘Wrap it up!’ he snapped. ‘Can it. Put it on ice. Take it away and bury it. The show’s out. Scram, now — scram!’.‘The King in Yellow’ in|
|Asphalt Jungle in Four Novels (1984) 281: You can tell him tomorrow that the case is wrapped up.|
|Look Back in Anger Act I: Wrap it up, will you? Stop ringing those bells!|
|Long and the Short and the Tall Act I: Wrap up, boy!|
|Vengeance 86: So long, partner. You c’n wrap up our partnership for yourself.|
|The Roy Murphy Show (1973) 129: That just about wraps up our Rugby League segment for today.|
|Glitter Dome (1982) 309: Here we are, big-shot detectives, wrapping up the year’s hottest homicide.|
|Close Pursuit (1988) 135: Soon as we wrap here, me and Frank’ll bop over and bag ’em.|
|Skull Session 449: Time to wrap this fucker up.|
|Indep. on Sun. Rev. 25 July 7: Given only a few minutes to wrap things up.|
|Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightdress 57: Sorry, Ross, under orders to wrap it up this end.|
2. (N.Z./US Und.) to win.
|DAUL 239/2: Wrap up. [...] 4. To win domination over; to control.et al.|
|Gun in My Hand 61: Wairarapa will wrap it up!|
(orig. US) to eat and drink; often as imper. wrap yourself around that.
|Bulletin (Sydney) 28 Feb. 13/4: That furnishes us with a key to the Lara-like gloom which overshadows the proprietor of a free-lunch bar, when a Knuze scribe cheerily remarks, ‘put that glass o’ rum down to me,’ and then proceeds to wrap himself round the corned-beef sandwiches.|
|Silk Hat Harry’s Divorce Suit 14 July [synd. cartoon strip] Wrap yourself around the pie.|
|Sex (1997) I ii: Wrap yourself around this. Atta girl.|
|Pulp Fiction (2006) 117: Wrap yourself around that food and I’ll give you a bell tonight.‘Stag Party’ in Penzler|
|Bound for Glory (1969) 298: I was wrapping myself around a big chicken dinner.|
|Big Smoke 219: I haven’t eaten yet. Feel like wrapping yourself around something, for company’s sake?|
|Saltwater Saints 28: Let’s get inside and wrap ourselves around these. I could eat the meat off a horse.|
|Paradise Alley (1978) 73: ‘Where’s Lenny’ [...] ‘Wrappin’ his teeth around some lunch.’.|
|Murder and Chips 92: Get yourself around that steak and stop talking shop.|
said of one who has notable success with women.
|, ,||Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
drunk on spirits, esp. gin.
|, ,||Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
1. to stop talking, esp. as imper. wrap up!
|Long and the Short and the Tall Act I: Why don’t you wrap up, Bamforth.|
|Saved Scene vii: Wrap up!|
|Catching Up 148: Shouts of ‘Wrap up!’.|
|Only Fools and Horses [TV script] Can’t you wrap up for five minutes!‘Thicker than Water’|
2. see wrap around