Everything to know about Fabric and Textiles

Definition of Nap


US English version

1 the raised pile on textiles, esp. velvet. 2 a soft downy surface. 3 Austral. colloq. blankets, bedding, swag.



Derivation: Middle English noppe from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German noppe ‘nap’, noppen ‘trim nap from’

Definition of Nap


UK English version

1 the raised pile on textiles, esp. velvet. 2 a soft downy surface. 3 Austral. colloq. blankets, bedding, swag.



Derivation: Middle English noppe from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German noppe ‘nap’, noppen ‘trim nap from’



Emergency Register