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sap

1. n. a stupid person. That poor sap thinks he can convince them.
2. n. a blackjack. (Underworld.) Bart had a sap in his pocket when they arrested him for possession.
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Toward the close of the song, he was overheard humming the chorus, and, at its last repetition, to strike in at “sweety sap,’ and carry a second through, with a prodigious addition to the “effect” of the noise, if not to that of the harmony.
I’m all that, Squire Jones,” said Kirby, who continued his occupation; “I’ll turn my back to no man in the Otsego hills for chopping and logging, for boiling down the maple sap, for tending brick-kiln, splitting out rails, making potash, and parling too, or hoeing corn; though I keep myself pretty much to the first business, seeing that the axe comes most natural to me.
First, I choose, and then I tap my trees; say along about the last of February, or in these mountains maybe not afore the middle of March; but anyway, just as the sap begins to cleverly run—”
Well, when the sap begins to get a free run, I hang over the kettles, and set up the bush.
The press, that giant machine, which incessantly pumps all the intellectual sap of society, belches forth without pause fresh materials for its work.
And she was so much the woman, clinging and appealing, sunshine and dew to my manhood, rooting it deeper and sending through it the sap of a new strength.
The old grass looked greener, and the young grass thrust up its tiny blades; the buds of the guelder-rose and of the currant and the sticky birch-buds were swollen with sap, and an exploring bee was humming about the golden blossoms that studded the willow.
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