v. See KEPA, to snatch at. To snap or snatch at with the teeth; to prick like a spur.
[Hoo and kepa, to snatch at.]
1. To cause to snap or snatch at with the teeth; to tear or rend with the teeth.
2. To cut with a slope.
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