from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See hoopoe.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete spelling of whoop.
  • n. An obsolete spelling of hoop, now hoopoe.
  • n. A variant spelling of hope.


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  • Scots. A mouthful of any kind of drink.

    May 20, 2011