1. A pile or mass; a collection of things laid in a body so as to form an elevation; as a heap of earth or stones.
Huge heaps of slain around the body rise.
2. A crowd; a throng; a cluster; applied to living persons.
[Inelegant and Not in use.]
3. A mass of ruins.
Thou hast made of a city a heap Isaiah 25:2.
HEAP, verb transitive
1. To throw or lay in a heap; to pile; as, to heap stones; often with up; as, to heap up earth; or with on; as, to heap on wood or coal.
2. To amass; to accumulate; to lay up; to collect in great quantity; with up; as, to heap up treasures.
Though the wicked heap up silver as the dust--Job 27:16.
3. To add something else, in large quantities.
4. To pile; to add till the mass takes a roundish form, or till it rises above the measure; as, to heap any thing in measuring.