v. i.

  1. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze.
  2. To be in a careless, secure state.


  1. A short sleep; a doze; a siesta.
  2. Woolly or villous surface of felt, cloth, plants, etc.; an external covering of down, of short fine hairs or fibers forming part of the substance of anything, and lying smoothly in one direction; the pile; -- as, the nap of cotton flannel or of broadcloth.
  3. The loops which are cut to make the pile, in velvet.

v. t.

  1. To raise, or put, a nap on.