or jawp

[ jawp, jahp ]

nounScot. and North England.
  1. a splash, spurt, or drop of water.

  2. a spot or stain, as from a splash of water or mud.

Origin of jaup

First recorded in 1505–15; perhaps akin to jaw2

Words Nearby jaup

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How to use jaup in a sentence

  • The door's lockit, an' Jeames jaup, they tell me 's tane awa' the key.

    Robert Falconer | George MacDonald
  • Mair speed, Alison jaup, ye'll tak' the wind out of them yet.