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knap

[nap]
(mining engineering)
To break rock.
To improve the grade of ore by removing low-grade material manually by using a hammer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"With regards to the Knap Roman site, we continue to work closely with Cadw to ensure that any work we undertake, meets with their guidelines to protect the site," a spokesman said.
Rose Gimblett and her husband, Cledwyn, worked tirelessly for many years to give holiday-makers a wonderful time at the Knap in Barry.