Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To be hungry.
  • Hungry.
  • noun A dialectal form of yelp.
  • noun The blue titmouse, Parus cæruleus, more fully called blue yaup.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb Scot. & Colloq. U. S. To cry out like a child; to yelp.
  • noun Scot. & Colloq. U. S. A cry of distress, rage, or the like, as the cry of a sickly bird, or of a child in pain.
  • noun (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. The blue titmouse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete spelling of yawp.
  • verb Obsolete spelling of yawp.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb emit long loud cries

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Examples

  • "Hold your yaup," cried another boy, standing by; "if you don't like your bet, Hen Billings, I'll take it off your hands."

    The Lost Hunter A Tale of Early Times

  • With a shrill yaup of terror Long Bill jerked a gun from its holster and fired upward.

    Prairie Flowers

  • Emerson believes in him; Lowell not at all; Longfellow finds some good in his 'yaup;' but the truth is, he is in an amorphous condition.”

    Authors and Friends

  • Emerson believes in him; Lowell not at all; Longfellow finds some good in his 'yaup;' but the truth is, he is in an amorphous condition. "

    Authors and Friends

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