Heap Heap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heaped} (h[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heaping}.] [AS. he['a]pian.] 1. To collect in great quantity; to amass; to lay up; to accumulate; -- usually with up; as, to heap up treasures. [1913 Webster]

Though he heap up silver as the dust. --Job. xxvii. 16. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw or lay in a heap; to make a heap of; to pile; as, to heap stones; -- often with up; as, to heap up earth; or with on; as, to heap on wood or coal. [1913 Webster]

3. To form or round into a heap, as in measuring; to fill (a measure) more than even full. [1913 Webster]

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