Roup
Roup Roup, n. 1. An outcry; hence, a sale of gods by auction. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

To roup, that is, the sale of his crops, was over. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster]

2. A disease in poultry. See {Pip}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Roup — Roup, v. i. & t. [Cf. AS. hr?pan to cry out, G. rufen, Goth. hr?pian. Cf. {Roop}.] To cry or shout; hence, to sell by auction. [Scot.] Jamieson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roup — roup·et; roup; …   English syllables

  • roup — a word used in Scotland for an auction. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • roup — rüp, rau̇p n any of various respiratory disorders of poultry esp TRICHOMONIASIS (c) …   Medical dictionary

  • roup — [ro͞op] n. [prob. akin to or < MFr roupie, snivel < ?] an infectious disease of poultry, characterized by mucous discharge from the eyes and nasal passages roupy adj. roupier, roupiest …   English World dictionary

  • roup — A disease of chickens. Hoarseness. An auction sale. See articles of roup …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • roup — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1808 any of various respiratory disorders of poultry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • roup — roup1 /roohp/, n. Vet. Pathol. any catarrhal inflammation of the eyes and nasal passages of poultry. [1800 10; orig. uncert.] roup2 /roohp/, n. hoarseness or huskiness. [1575 85; prob. imit.] roup3 /rowp/, n., v.t. Scot. and North Eng. auction… …   Universalium

  • roup — 1. verb /ɹuːp/ a) To cry or shout b) To sell by auction. 2. noun /ɹuːp/ a) An outcry. b) A sale of goods by auction. Syn: canker …   Wiktionary

  • roup — ruːp n. trichomoniasis, infectious disease of poultry characterized by discharge from the eyes and nose (Veterinary Medicine); public auction (Scotland); roughness of the voice, hoarseness, huskiness …   English contemporary dictionary

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