GAP, noun [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 22:30.