noun see dognap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dognap — transitive verb ( napped or dognaped; napping or dognaping) Etymology: 1dog + nap (as in kidnap) Date: circa 1942 to steal (a dog) especially to obtain a reward for its return or to sell to a scientific laboratory • dognapper or dognaper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dognap — dognapper, dognaper, n. /dawg nap, dog /, v.t., dognapped or dognaped, dognapping or dognaping. to steal (a dog), esp. for the purpose of selling it for profit. [1945 50, Amer.; DOG + NAP] * * * …   Universalium

  • dognap — ☆ dognap [dôg′nap΄ ] vt. dognapped or dognaped, dognapping or dognaping [ DOG + (KID)NAP] to steal (a dog), esp. in order to sell it to a medical research laboratory dognapper n. dognaper …   English World dictionary

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