What does the word LAPS mean?

Usage examples for LAPS

  1. A prominent white- faced figure " 2" laps over the lower centre point of the oval and shield, dividing the words " Two Cents." – History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany
  2. She laps it up very fast. – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
  3. First come first served, and the early bird laps up the cream. – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford