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King James Dictionary
GAP, n. See Gape and Gab.
1. An opening in any thing made by breaking or parting as a gap in a fence or wall.
2. A breach.
Manifold miseries ensued by the opening of that gap to all that side of christendom.
3. Any avenue or passage way of entrance or departure.
4. A breach a defect a flaw as a gap in honor or reputation.
5. An interstice a vacuity.
A third can fill the gap with laughing.
6. A hiatus a chasm as a gap between words.
To stop a gap, to secure a weak point to repair a defect.
To stand in the gap, to expose one's self for the protection of something to make defense against any assailing danger. Ezekiel 22 .
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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.
Entry for 'Gap'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/g/gap.html.