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loup2

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

Origin of loup2

1325–75; Middle English loupe < Old Norse hlaupa, cognate with Old English hlēapan to leap
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Examples from the Web for louped

Historical Examples

  • One evening, as she louped along her accustomed trail towards the turnip-field, she discovered a suitor following in her wake.

    Creatures of the Night

    Alfred W. Rees

  • An' syne, when I drapped oot o' the window he louped at me so bonny, an' I couldna keep up wi' 'im to the gate.

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Eleanor Atkinson

  • We had not well got out of the town, when Tammie Dobbie louped up on the fore-tram.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch

    David Macbeth Moir


British Dictionary definitions for louped

loup1

noun
  1. another name for loo mask

Word Origin

C19: from French, from Latin lupus wolf

loup2

lowp

verb, noun
  1. a Scot word for leap
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