jaup

jaup

[jawp, jahp]
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:
1505–15; perhaps akin to jaw2

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jarp or jaup (dʒɑːp, dʒɔːp)
 
vb
dialect (Northeast English) (tr) to strike or smash, esp to break the shell of (an egg) at Easter
 
[from Scottish jaup, jawp to dash or splash like water: perhaps of imitative origin]
 
jaup or jaup
 
vb
 
[from Scottish jaup, jawp to dash or splash like water: perhaps of imitative origin]

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