Cherup

Cherup

Cher"up\, v. i. [Prob. fr. chirp.] To make a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to chirp. See Chirrup. "Cheruping birds." --Drayton.
Webster's Revised

Cherup

Cher"up\, v. t. To excite or urge on by making a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to cherup to. See Chirrup.

He cherups brisk ear-erecting steed. --Cowper.

Cherup

Cher"up\, n. A short, sharp, cheerful noise; a chirp; a chirrup; as, the cherup of a cricket.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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