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or jawp

[jawp, jahp]
noun Scot. and North England.
  1. a splash, spurt, or drop of water.
  2. a spot or stain, as from a splash of water or mud.
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Origin of jaup

First recorded in 1505–15; perhaps akin to jaw2
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Examples from the Web for jaups

Historical Examples of jaups

  • I personally examined the soup, and found it to be "nae skinking ware that jaups in luggies."

    Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland

    Daniel Turner Holmes