pop pled


1 [pop-uhl]
verb (used without object), poppled, poppling.
to move in a tumbling, irregular manner, as boiling water.
a poppling motion.

1300–50; Middle English poplen; imitative; see -le

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popple (ˈpɒpəl)
1.  (of boiling water or a choppy sea) to heave or toss; bubble
2.  (often foll by along) (of a stream or river) to move with an irregular tumbling motion: the small rivulet poppled along over rocks and stones for half a mile
[C14: of imitative origin; compare Middle Dutch popelen to bubble, throb]

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