Origin of hyp
- variant of hypo- before a vowel: hypalgesia.
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Examples from the Web for hyp
He was author of a weekly paper, called The Hyp Doctor, for which he had 100 a year.The Book of Curiosities
A throat-fly infests the reindeer, which is also frequently attacked by Hyp.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
"The Captain wants to see old Hyp," one of his aides replied.Old Farm Fairies:
Henry Christopher McCook
As used in the early eighteenth century, the term "hyp" was perhaps not far from what our century has learned to call Angst.Hypochondriasis
When once hyp and hypt were confounded with hip and hipped, hyppish would suffer and lose definition.Society for Pure English, Tract 3 (1920)
Society for Pure English
- a variant of hypo- hypabyssal
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- Variant ofhypo-
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