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NA’PTAKING. n.s.

NA'PTAKING. n.s.

NA’PTAKING. n.s. [nap and take.] Suprize; seizure on a
sudden; unexpected onset, like that made on men asleep.
Naptakings, assaults, spoilings, and firings, have in our fore-
father’s days, between us and France, been very common.
Carew.