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Definitions for: APER

(n.) One who apes.

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(v. t.) To cut off, or shave off, the superficial substance or extremities of; as, to pare an apple; to pare a horse's hoof.
(v. t.) To remove; to separate; to cut or shave, as the skin, ring, or outside part, from anything; -- followed by off or away; as; to pare off the ring of fruit; to pare away redundancies.
(v. t.) Fig.: To diminish the bulk of; to reduce; to lessen.
(n.) The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus communis), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See Pear family, below.
(n.) Fruit, as grapes, plucked from the cluster.
(n.) The refuse stems and skins of grapes or raisins from which the must has been expressed in wine making.
(n.) A filter containing the above refuse, used in clarifying and perfecting malt, vinegar, etc.
(n.) The act of seizing and carrying away by force; violent seizure; robbery.
(n.) Sexual connection with a woman without her consent. See Age of consent, under Consent, n.
(n.) That which is snatched away.
(n.) Movement, as in snatching; haste; hurry.
(v. t.) To commit rape upon; to ravish.
(v. i.) To rob; to pillage.
(n.) One of six divisions of the county of Sussex, England, intermediate between a hundred and a shire.
(n.) A name given to a variety or to varieties of a plant of the turnip kind, grown for seeds and herbage. The seeds are used for the production of rape oil, and to a limited extent for the food of cage birds.
(v. t.) To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) To clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field.
(v. t.) To deprive of the beard; to shave.
(v. i.) To perform the act or operation of reaping; to gather a harvest.
(v.) A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.