Definition for TAP

TAP, v.t.1 [Fr. taper; Arm. tapa, tapein; Dan. tapper, to throb; Gr. τυπτω, τυπος. See Class Db, No. 28.]

To strike with something small, or to strike a very gentle blow; to touch gently; as, to tap one with the hand; to tap one on the shoulder with a cane.

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