loup

loup

1 [loo]
noun
a cloth mask, often of silk or velvet, that covers only half the face.

Origin:
1825–35; < French: literally, wolf < Latin lupus

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loup

2 [loup, lohp, loop] Scot.
verb (used without object)
1.
to leap; jump; spring.
verb (used with object)
2.
to leap or jump at, over, or into (something).

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English loupe < Old Norse hlaupa, cognate with Old English hlēapan to leap

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loup1 (luː)
 
n
another name for loo mask
 
[C19: from French, from Latin lupus wolf]

loup or lowp2 (laʊp)
 
vb, —n
a Scot word for leap
 
lowp or lowp2
 
vb, —n

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