roup

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Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from Old English hrōpan (to cry out), compare Dutch roepen, Low German ropen and German rufen.

Verb[edit]

roup (third-person singular simple present roups, present participle rouping, simple past and past participle rouped)

  1. To cry or shout
  2. (Scotland) To sell by auction.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jamieson to this entry?)

Noun[edit]

roup (plural roups)

  1. An outcry.
  2. (Scotland) A sale of goods by auction.

Etymology 2[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

roup (uncountable)

  1. An infectious disease of poultry caused by Trichomonas gallinae
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