gawper

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gawp or gaup (ɡɔːp)
 
vb (often foll by at)
slang (Brit) to stare stupidly; gape
 
[C14 galpen; probably related to Old English gielpan to boast, yelp. Compare Dutch galpen to yelp]
 
gaup or gaup
 
vb
 
[C14 galpen; probably related to Old English gielpan to boast, yelp. Compare Dutch galpen to yelp]
 
'gawper or gaup
 
n

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