dop

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

unknown

Noun[edit]

dop (plural dops)

  1. (South Africa, slang). A drink.
    Let's go to the bar for a dop.
  2. (South Africa, slang) An imprecise measure of alcohol; a dash.
    Give me a dop of brandy.
  3. (obsolete) A dip; a low courtesy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)
  4. A little copper cup in which a diamond is held while being cut.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (cup in which diamond is cut): doop

Verb[edit]

dop (third-person singular simple present dops, present participle dopping, simple past and past participle dopped)

  1. (South Africa, slang) To fail or to plug (an examination, standard or grade)
    I dopped my exams.
  2. (South Africa, slang) To drink alcohol.
    • 2004, Patrick Stevens, Politics is the Greatest Game (page 170)
      They not only forswore dopping themselves, but also contrived to make the National Party forgo a dop.
  3. To dip.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Walton to this entry?)

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Noun[edit]

dop m (plural doppen, diminutive dopje n)

  1. a hemispherical container such as a thimble
  2. a shell (of an egg or a nut for example)
    Beter een half ei dan een hele dop. - Better half an egg than a whole (empty) shell.
  3. a bottle cap
  4. eyelid
    Kijk uit je doppen! - Look out!

Verb[edit]

dop

  1. first-person singular present indicative of doppen
  2. imperative of doppen

Ido[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dop

  1. behind, rear

Preposition[edit]

dop

  1. behind, rear

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Transylvanian Saxon dop.

Noun[edit]

dop n (plural dopuri)

  1. cork (of a bottle), stopper

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to doppa (to dip)

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dop n

  1. a baptism, a christening ceremony

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