Awhape

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Awhape To confound; to terrify; to amaze.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • awhape To confound; terrify.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Awhape a-hwāp′ (Spens.) to strike: to terrify.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. whap, blow
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dr Murray compares the Goth. af hwapjan, to choke, which would give an A.S. ofhweppan. See Whap.