from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A chirp or chirrup.
- To chirp or chirrup: as, “cherupping birds,”
- To excite or urge on by chirruping.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb To make a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to chirp. See
- transitive verb To excite or urge on by making a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to cherup to. See
- noun A short, sharp, cheerful noise; a chirp; a chirrup.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Archaic form of
- verb Archaic form of
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The only sounds he utters are an occasional clicking cherup, and now and then, with a plaintive cadence, he seems to speak the word _pewee_.
Which as she went, would cherup through the bills.
Which, as she went, would cherup through the bills.