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yip

[ yip ]
/ yɪp /
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verb (used without object), yipped, yip·ping.

to bark sharply, as a young dog.

noun

a sharp bark; yelp.

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Origin of yip

1400–50; late Middle English yippe, perhaps alteration of yilpeyelp
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