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Jaup

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Jaup jäp (Scot.) to spatter
    • v.i Jaup to make a sound like water shaken in a vessel
    • n Jaup water or mud splashed up
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Usage

In literature:

He came in my road when I was sweeping out the close, and some o' the dirty jaups splashed about his shins.
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
Ride fair and jaup nane.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
See til the jaups o' glaar, about yer guttery trotters!
"Inchbracken" by Robert Cleland
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In poetry:

I canna turn my back, atweel, to airn your faither's sark,
But if the door be left agee, ye slip oot to your wark,
An' stamp in a' the puddles, lauchin' as they jaup an' jow,
While a' the time the careless rain pelts doon upon your pow.
"The Paidlin' Wean" by Alexander Anderson