Definitions

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  • interj. The first beat of a 4/4 military cadence, commanding either the lead-off step in a march or some other action.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Middle English forms of hip.
  • Middle English forms of hip.

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Examples

  • He see a hofficier all bloodiness and he call hup: 'Es-tu gentiment?' he say.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • The "hup" was rather an exclamation of necessity than of delight inasmuch as that it was caused by Davie coming suddenly down flat on the ice in the act of vainly attempting to go leap-frog over Mivins's head.

    The World of Ice

  • The "hup" was rather an exclamation of necessity than of delight, inasmuch as that it was caused by Davie coming suddenly down flat on the ice in the act of vainly attempting to go leap-frog over Mivins's head.

    The World of Ice

  • Of course, he abused the duke's place, and said he had been obliged to give him 'hup' at last, 'bein' quite an unpossible man to live with; indeed, his only wonder was, that he had been able to put hup with him so long. '

    Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

  • The thing Billy Connelly refers to, that when you bend down, you make that silly little noise that sounds like a rasping 'hup'.

    Army Rumour Service

  • "I was meditating," said Mr. Brimberly, busied with the bottles and glasses, "I was cogitating calling hup Mr. Jenkins, the Stanways 'butler across the way.

    The Definite Object A Romance of New York

  • The muse answered as she is wont to do in situations which call for an artist's hup two ...

    French Destinations

  • But if you mean Marina Hyde, then hup! hup! indeed.

    Matthew Yglesias » How Not to Save The New York Times

  • With simple repetion the DIY can teach each piece in that order (the order I used) then over time put it with heel and hup and you have a conditioned retrieve.

    Are You a DIY Dog Trainer?

  • It takes about 2 months for hup and heel the rest in the training method I use depends on whether the dog will bring the bird or not.

    Are You a DIY Dog Trainer?

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