variant of papa

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  • Poppa — de Bayeux Poppa de Bayeux est la « frilla » (épouse à la manière danoise) du jarl des Normands Rollon et la mère du duc de Normandie Guillaume Longue Épée. Ses origines restent obscures. Les historiens retiennent deux hypothèses :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Poppa — and is the oldest train of all. Control introduces him as Ramblin Poppa McCoy . He preaches of the Starlight Express, a god like figure that will help those who call on him. He is revered and loved by the Freight, and dismissed as a doddering old …   Wikipedia

  • poppa — 1póp·pa s.f. 1. CO mammella; dare la poppa al bambino: allattarlo, levare la, dalla poppa, svezzare 2. LE estens., petto: qui vid i gente ... con grand urli, | voltando pesi per forza di poppa (Dante) {{line}} {{/line}} VARIANTI: 2puppa. DATA: 2Є …   Dizionario italiano

  • poppa — poppa1 / pop:a/ s.f. [lat. puppis ]. 1. (marin.) [estremità posteriore di un imbarcazione: gli alloggi di p. ] ◀▶ (ant.) proda, (ant.) prora, prua. ● Espressioni: fig., avere il (o andare col o navigare col) vento in poppa ➨ ❑. 2. (estens …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • poppa —    A variant spelling of ‘papa’, especially when the latter is stressed on the first syllable. Usually abbreviated to ‘Pop’, but it occurs as ‘poppa’, in both cases by a boy to his father, in Comfort me with Apples, by Peter de Vries and The… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • poppa — po/ppa (1) s. f. mammella, seno, tetta (pop.), zinna (pop.). po/ppa (2) s. f. (mar.) 1. CONTR. prua 2. (poet.) nave FRASEOLOGIA …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • poppa — /pop euh/, n. Informal. father. [1765 75; var. of PAPA] * * * …   Universalium

  • poppa — noun father, papa …   Wiktionary

  • poppa — pop|pa [ˈpɔpə US ˈpa:pə] n AmE [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: papa] another spelling of ↑papa …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • poppa — pop|pa [ papə ] noun AMERICAN PAPA …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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