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jaup

[jawp, jahp] /dʒɔp, dʒɑp/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
a splash, spurt, or drop of water.
2.
a spot or stain, as from a splash of water or mud.
Also, jawp.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; perhaps akin to jaw2
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jarp

/dʒɑːp/
verb
1.
(transitive) (Northeast English, dialect) to strike or smash, esp to break the shell of (an egg) at Easter
Word Origin
from Scottish jaup, jawp to dash or splash like water: perhaps of imitative origin
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