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dup

[duhp] /dʌp/
verb (used with object), dupped, dupping. Archaic.
1.
to open.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; contraction of do1 + up; cf. doff, don2
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British Dictionary definitions for dups

dup

/dʌp/
verb dups, dupping, dupped
1.
(transitive) (archaic or dialect) to open
Word Origin
C16: contraction of do1 + up
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