clap to (v.) Old form(s): Clapt
shut tight, slam shut
1H4 II.iv.270[Falstaff, to Hostess] Hostess, clap to the doors!
Cor I.iv.53[First Soldier to Lartius, of the Volsces] who upon the sudden / Clapped to their gates
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