HEAP, n.1. A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body so as to form an elevation; as a heap of earth or stones. Huge heaps of slain around the body rise.2. A crowd; a throng; a cluster; applied to living persons. [Inelegant and not in use.]3. A mass of ruins. Thou hast made of a city a heap. Is.25.
HEAP, v.t.1. To throw or lay in a heap; to pile; as, to heap stones; often with up; as, to heap up earth; or with on; as, to heap on wood or coal.2. To amass; to accumulate; to lay up; to collect in great quantity; with up; as, to heap up treasures. Though the wicked heap up silver as the dust--Job.27.3. To add something else, in large quantities.4. To pile; to add till the mass takes a roundish form, or till it rises above the measure;as, to heap any thing in measuring.