- Scots, variant of whip. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The whup was his, and his swoord never did fairer wark! 'she said.”
“It says he has no more power than Congress does and isn't allowed to "whup" them.”
“Everyone now knows that Bush came into office with a vendetta itch to "whup" Saddam Hussein and looking for any excuse to do it.”
“I'se stod in our do'er en 'yeard de hahd licks, en screams ob de ones dat wuz bein' whup'd, en I'd tell mah Missis, "Listen ter dat!”
“Mrs. Macfadyen also pretended to recall a "whup" of some kind or other he had in the fifties, but this was considered to be rather a pyrotechnic display of Elspeth's superior memory than a serious statement of fact.”
“When illness had the audacity to attack a Drumtochty man, it was described as a "whup," and was treated by the men with a fine negligence.”
“Mrs. Macfayden also pretended to recall a "whup" of some kind or other he had in the fifties, but this was considered to be rather a pyrotechnic display of”
“An’ Ah felt so sorry fer Mist’ Rhett Ah bust out cryin’, kase he look lak a whup houn’.”
“James went on to say that Beyonce "had no business up there singing ... my song that i been singing forever" and that she's like to "whup" her.”
“The Judge did not 'whup' much -- and used a peach tree limb and done it hisself.”
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