dup

[ duhp ]
/ dʌp /
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verb (used with object), dupped, dup·ping. Archaic.

to open.

Nearby words

  1. duomo,
  2. duopoly,
  3. duopsony,
  4. duotone,
  5. duotype,
  6. dup.,
  7. duparc,
  8. dupatta,
  9. dupe,
  10. dupery

Origin of dup

1540–50; contraction of do1 + up; cf. doff, don2

dup.

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Examples from the Web for dup

  • He wriggled round so that he faced forward, reached out gleefully, caught the front fetlocks, and cried "Dup!"

    Flying U Ranch|B. M. Bower


British Dictionary definitions for dup

dup

/ (dʌp) /

verb dups, dupping or dupped

(tr) archaic, or dialect to open

Word Origin for dup

C16: contraction of do 1 + up

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