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yip (plural yips)
- a sharp, high-pitched bark
1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XII:
- I've never hunted myself, but I understand that half the battle is being able to make noises like some jungle animal with dyspepsia, and I believe that Aunt Dahlia in her prime could lift fellow-members of the Quorn and Pytchley out of their saddles with a single yip, though separated from them by two ploughed fields and a spinney.
sound a small dog makes
- to bark with a sharp, high-pitched voice
- Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38