Cherup
Cherup Cher"up, v. t. To excite or urge on by making a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to cherup to. See {Chirrup}. [1913 Webster]

He cherups brisk ear-erecting steed. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cherup — Cher up, n. A short, sharp, cheerful noise; a chirp; a chirrup; as, the cherup of a cricket. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cherup — Cher up, v. i. [Prob. fr. chirp.] To make a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to chirp. See {Chirrup}. Cheruping birds. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cherup — archaic variant of chirrup * * * cherup /cherˈup/ same as ↑chirrup * * * cherup obs. form of chirrup …   Useful english dictionary

  • cherup — I. v. n. Chirp, chirrup. II. v. a. Encourage (by chirruping), inspirit, animate, cheer, chirrup …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • chirrup — I. v. n. Chirp, cherup. II. v. a. Encourage, animate, inspirit, cheer, cherup, urge on …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Chirrup — Chir rup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chirruped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chirruping}.] [See {Chirp}.] To quicken or animate by chirping; to cherup. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chirruped — Chirrup Chir rup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chirruped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chirruping}.] [See {Chirp}.] To quicken or animate by chirping; to cherup. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chirruping — Chirrup Chir rup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chirruped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chirruping}.] [See {Chirp}.] To quicken or animate by chirping; to cherup. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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