"saps" in the noun sense
a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
2. fool, sap, saphead, muggins, tomfool
a person who lacks good judgment
3. blackjack, cosh, sap
a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle used for hitting people
"saps" in the verb sense
1. run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire
"exhaust one's savings"
"We quickly played out our strength"
excavate the earth beneath
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