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  • v. Present participle of cheep.


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  • There are market crosses, called "cheeping" crosses after the

    English Villages

  • a little "cheeping" cry of complaint at having their repose disturbed.

    Little Folks A Magazine for the Young (Date of issue unknown)

  • Perhaps this marks a new beginning, a piercing of the hide that will bring a frenzy of feeding on the dead wood beneath, the excavating of nest holes for cheeping babies to come.

    Country diary: Bedfordshire

  • They nod eagerly, cheeping and chirping, “Yes-yes-yes!”


  • But as they grew, they took to following me everywhere, first cheeping like the tinkling of little bells, later clucking in animated adult discussion.


  • If free will had ever been more than a myth, I would be out there right now, weaving flight paths with my buddies, cheeping in joy at my incomparable skill.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • Christine remembered teaching Zack and Lolly, then five and four, to recognize the quirky cheeping: quick three beers, quick THREE beers.

    Without A Trace

  • The only problem was that my hearing aid kept cheeping feedback at me, so I had to remove it, but I was still able to enjoy the music with the good ear ...

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • But all I heard was the cheeping of birds and the occasional scuttering of small animals along the forest floor.

    The Children of the Lost

  • I expect it to divert and wobble after the adult but it comes nearer and nearer until it is at my shoulder and the whirring and cheeping has stopped and it half clings, half perches to the strap of my backpack.

    A Year on the Wing


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