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jawp

[jawp, jahp] /dʒɔp, dʒɑp/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
jaup.

jaup

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[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.
Origin of jaup
1505-1515
1505-15; perhaps akin to jaw2
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  • But, for a that, our ain kith and kin, Beenie—we maun jook and let the jawp gae bye.

    The Entail John Galt

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