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- n. Obsolete spelling of yawp.
- v. Obsolete spelling of yawp.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cry of distress, rage, or the like, as the cry of a sickly bird, or of a child in pain.
- n. The blue titmouse.
- intransitive v. To cry out like a child; to yelp.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To be hungry.
- n. A dialectal form of yelp.
- n. The blue titmouse, Parus cæruleus, more fully called blue yaup.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. emit long loud cries
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"Hold your yaup," cried another boy, standing by; "if you don't like your bet, Hen Billings, I'll take it off your hands."
With a shrill yaup of terror Long Bill jerked a gun from its holster and fired upward.
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.”
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. "