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Pronunciation : Jape
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Prob. from the same source as gab,influenced by F. japper to yelp. See Gab to deceive.]
Definition : Defn: To jest; to play tricks; to jeer. [Obs.] Chaucer.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Jape
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To mock; to trick. Chaucer. I have not been putting a jape upon you. Sir W. Scott. The coy giggle of the young lady to whom he has imparted his latest merry jape. W. Besant.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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