Her fantastical accumulations of detritus and throwaway goods can seem to pack more whimsy than wallop.
My paw will wallop you; you locoed maverick—you see if he don't!
But that wallop, hard as it was, had been delivered accidentally.
Looks to me as though that wallop lost nine, said Bobby, slyly.
From their retreats they like to sally forth at intervals and have a wallop at our fellows.
"Gallatum" has been used for "wallop" in Hampshire, but it is doubtful if this seal applies to that place.
Crow and wallop stopped short in the middle of their exclamation.
The name of wallop is local, and it was antiently written Welhop.
He knew it, too, and for that very reason paid my debt to wallop.
So it was up to the management to get a wallop into the last act.
late 14c., "to gallop," possibly from Old North French *waloper (13c.), probably from Frankish *walalaupan "to run well" (cf. Old High German wela "well" and Old Low Franconian loupon "to run, leap"). The meaning "to thrash" (1820) and the noun meaning "heavy blow" (1823) may be separate developments, of imitative origin. Related: Walloped; walloping.
[1823+; fr British dialect, ''beat, thrash,'' apparently fr Old Norman French walop, ''gallop'']