NEAP, n. [This word may belong to the root of neb, nib; nose] The tongue or pole of a cart, sled or wagon.

NEAP, a. [to incline, to fall] The neap tides are those which happen in the middle of the second and fourth quarters of the moon. They are low tides, and opposed to spring tides.

NEAP, n. Low water. [Little used.]