late 13c., "men's loose jacket," from Old French jupe, from Arabic jubbah "loose outer garment. As a woman's bodice, from 1810.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for jupe
"I hate to be so sensitive," she thought, and then she began to tell Mrs. Jupe what she intended to do.
Mrs. Jupe's absences from home were now more frequent than ever.
There was her child—had she never even seen it since she parted with it to Mrs. Jupe?
"Jupe," said the man, and then something stirred in John's memory.
Then she found that Mrs. Jupe had let it out to somebody else.