Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as pop-dock.

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  • noun informal Father, dad.
  • noun By extension, another man old enough to be the speaker's father.
  • noun Plural form of pop. (the sound and related meanings)
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pop.

Etymologies

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From papa 'dad'

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onomatopoeia

Examples

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  • "Pistols. Pop shop: a pawnbroker's shop. To pop: to pawn; aslo to shoot. I popt my tatler: I pawned my watch. I popt the cull: I shot the man. His means are two pops and a galloper: that is, he is a highwayman."

    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    September 18, 2008