Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- v. intransitive To cry; shout.
- v. intransitive, UK, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland To roar; make a great noise.
- n. A cry; a call.
- n. Hoarseness.
- v. transitive To make hoarse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Prov. Eng. See roup.
- From roop ("hoarseness"). (Wiktionary)
“So far, Chand has seen my love and now he will see my other 'roop' (face)," Fiza dared, while recalling that before their second marriage, Chand's father Bhajan Lal and first wife Seema had came to her place and created a scene over Chand visiting her but her parents had then told them they should stop him from coming to their place.”
“And the muffled "chirrrr-roop" of a passerine songbird, somewhere down the canyon.”
“I'm not very well,' said Paul, with a frog-like roop.”
“Enos T. T.roop, soon to become lieutenant-governor.”
“T. T.roop, and, after they had carried out the programme with unanimity, Pitcher ceased to act with the Jackson party.”
“I was humorous concerning roop, epigrammatic on the subject of the hired retainer and Edwin.”
“The 'ole thing' ere," said the hired retainer, "is these 'ere fowls have bin and got the roop.”
“Considering that they all died of roop, and that I was going to send them back, anyhow, after I'd got them to hatch out a few chickens, I call that cool.”
“I would toil like a navvy all day among the fowls, separating them when they fought, gathering in the eggs when they laid, chasing them across country when they got away, and even, if necessity arose, painting their throats with turpentine when they were stricken with roop.”
“Considering that they all died of roop, and that I was going to send them back anyhow after I'd got them to hatch out a few chickens, I call that cool.”
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