from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An infectious disease of poultry and pigeons characterized by inflammation of and mucous discharge from the mouth and eyes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cry or shout
- v. To sell by auction.
- n. An outcry.
- n. A sale of goods by auction.
- n. An infectious disease of poultry caused by Trichomonas gallinae
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To cry or shout; hence, to sell by auction.
- n. An outcry; hence, a sale of gods by auction.
- n. A disease in poultry. See Pip.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as roop.
- To sell by outcry for bids; sell at public auction; auction.
- n. A sale of goods by outcry; a public auction.
- n. An infectious disease of the respiratory passages of poultry, closely similar in character and origin to catarrh in man, but more virulent and rapid in its progress, and very commonly fatal.
After the roup, that is the sale, of his crop was over, Burns, in one of his letters, describes the scene that took place within and without his house.
The cases of type, the presses, the ink-rollers, the damp proof-sheets -- chiefly of bills announcing public meetings or the "roup" of some bankrupt farmer's stock -- filled me with wonder and delight.
Rabine started Rabine Paving at 18 and is now the Founder and CEO of the Rabine Group, a roup of small companies serving facilities managers across America, and delivering maintenance and construction services of parking lots and roofs.
The troop increases come a month after Somali militant g roup al Shabaab launched a bloody attack on the Ugandan capital, which the militants said was retaliation for Ugandan involvement in Mogadishu.
In January, Mr. Dibelius drew more fire after he told a g roup of students that banks "do not have an obligation to promote the public good."
" When you have this large speculative exposure built up, you do run a risk, " said Tim Evans , a commodity analyst at Citi Futures Perspective, a commodity-research arm of Citig roup.
I did not feel I had the right to go to or change ph\yscians–must stay within a certain g roup.
He watched the whole thing, from when Smythe-Wesson sliced up the first g roup of Solids to the decapitation of the volcano and the treelike Solids of the wedding party, to the burial of the catseye stones.
With thrilling immediacy, Humbert's book guides us through the first stumbling steps of what became known as the Musée de l'Homme roup, a disparate cell of writers, linguists, historians and social gadflies led by a charismatic Polish ethnographer, Boris Vildé.
"We would have preferred that the event take place in a more barren area than Mama, preferably in the north where the desert is fast advancing," Jacob N'Zi, head of the Ecological roup of Ivory Coast