Another posts

hain't definition romantic felicity dipsy definition too many definition domesticus felis glucose in a sentence skimble scamble use abolish in a sentence heart stirring pang titrator definition side grafting is maroon purple leet men genus chara roasting ears coal box lord of hosts definition dexterity examples so suttle disyllabic definition equate to or with atoner definition protest march definition pilosebaceous definition good measure meaning perfit definition early on definition spheroid joint right shoulder arms trade routes definition coact definition tactile sensation gentleman rankers dorn definition clipt definition



  • 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
    • ***


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

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