[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
"he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
Used in print(Christopher Davis, First Family....)
They lay on his lap , palms up , stiffly motionless , the tapered fingers a_little thick at the joints .
His hands lay loosely , yet stiffly - they were like wax hands : almost lifelike , not quite - folded in his lap ; his mouth hung slightly open .(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
When might Mary have had that moment to hold her child on her lap ?
Since his Christ was to be life_size , how was Mary to hold him on her lap without the relationship seeming ungainly ?
He then draped him over the rough stand , explained that he was supposed to be recently dead , and was being held on his mother 's lap .
[ verb ] lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
Used in print(Hal Kelly, "Build Hotei"...)
The transom frame is made first with the joints lapped , glued and fastened with one-inch , No. 12 Stronghold nails .
The second two pieces lap over the inner member of the keelson and butt_against the outer member .
A 50 - inch width is used on each side and it laps the keel line by about three inches .
[ verb ] (sexuality) pass the tongue over
"the dog licked her hand"
Used in print(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
Suddenly he was interrupted in his daydreaming by a warm wetness lapping against his chin , and his eyes opened wide and long at the sight of a goat 's claret tongue , feasting against the salt taste of him .