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Definition of reaping (Meaning of reaping)
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Reap Reap (r[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reaped} (r[=e]pt); p.
	     pr. & vb. n. {Reaping}.] [OE. repen, AS. r[=i]pan to seize,
	     reap; cf. D. rapen to glean, reap, G. raufen to pluck, Goth.
	     raupjan, or E. ripe.]
	     1. To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as
	        grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.
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	              When ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt
	              not wholly reap the corners of thy field. --Lev.
	                                                    xix. 9.
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	     2. To gather; to obtain; to receive as a reward or harvest,
	        or as the fruit of labor or of works; -- in a good or a
	        bad sense; as, to reap a benefit from exertions.
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	              Why do I humble thus myself, and, suing
	              For peace, reap nothing but repulse and hate?
	                                                    --Milton.
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	     3. To clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field.
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	     4. To deprive of the beard; to shave. [R.] --Shak.
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	     {Reaping hook}, an implement having a hook-shaped blade, used
	        in reaping; a sickle; -- in a specific sense,
	        distinguished from a sickle by a blade keen instead of
	        serrated.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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