[ duhp ]
/ dʌp /
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verb (used with object), dupped, dup·ping.Archaic.
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British Dictionary definitions for dup (1 of 2)
/ (dʌp) /
verb dups, dupping or dupped
(tr) archaic, or dialect to open
Word Origin for dup
C16: contraction of do 1 + up
British Dictionary definitions for dup (2 of 2)
- to set up a defence
- to mark an opponent
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