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  • 181lēp-, lōp-, lǝp- —     lēp , lōp , lǝp     English meaning: flat     Deutsche Übersetzung: “flach sein; Hand , Fußfläche, Schulterblatt, Schaufel, Ruderblatt under likewise”     Material: Kurd. lapk “ paw “; Goth. lōfа m., O.Ice. lōfi m. “flat hand”; M.L.G. M.Eng.… …

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  • 182(s)leb-, (s)lob-, (s)lep-, (s)lop- —     (s)leb , (s)lob , (s)lep , (s)lop     See also: see above S. 655 ff., wherefore perhaps M.Ir. lelap, lenap (p = b), lenab (b = w) ‘small kid, child” …

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  • 183cods|wal|lop — «KODZ WOL uhp», noun. British Slang. nonsense; rubbish: »The trite saying “the game s the thing” is so much codswallop (London Times). ╂[< phrase cod s wallop] …

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  • 184col|lop — «KOL uhp», noun. Dialect. 1. a slice or lump of meat. 2. Figurative. a small slice or piece of anything. 3. a fold of flesh or skin on the body. ╂[Middle English colope fried meat (and eggs); later, bacon] …

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  • 185dé|ve|lop|pé — «day vuh l PAY», noun, plural pés « PAY» French. a ballet movement in which the free leg is raised and the toe extended …

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  • 186dock|wal|lop|er — «DOK WOL uh puhr», noun. U.S. Slang. a longshoreman; docker …

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  • 187dock|wal|lop|ing — «DOK WOL uh pihng», noun. U.S. Slang. the work of a dockwalloper …

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  • 188dol|lop — «DOL uhp», noun, verb. Informal. –n. a portion or serving, large or small: »cake with a dollop of whipped cream. SYNONYM(S): quantity. –v.t. to spread on; apply thickly or heavily: »to dollop butter on bread. ╂[perhaps < Scandinavian (compare… …

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  • 189e|lop|er — «ih LOH puhr», noun. a person who elopes …

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  • 190gal|lop|er — «GAL uh puhr», noun. 1. an animal or a person that gallops. 2. Military. a) an aide de camp. b) a light field gun …

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  • 191gal|lop|ing — «GAL uh pihng», adjective. 1. that gallops; going at a gallop. 2. Figurative. making rapid progress: »galloping inflation …

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  • 192gal|lop — «GAL uhp», noun, verb. –n. 1. the fastest gait of a horse or other four footed animal. In a gallop, all four feet are off the ground together once in each stride. 2. a ride at a gallop: »Much more interesting were some of the winding up gallops… …

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  • 193pot-wal|lop|er — «POT WOL uh puhr», noun. (formerly in some British boroughs) a man who qualified as a voter by having a separate fireplace over which his own pots boiled. ╂[alteration of earlier pot waller < pot1 + waller < wall to boil, Old English… …

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  • 194scal|lop|er — «SKOL uh puhr, SKAL », noun. 1. a person or thing that scallops. 2. a boat used to gather scallops. Also, scolloper …

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  • 195scal|lop|ing — «SKOL uh pihng, SKAL », noun. 1. an ornamental edging. 2. the embroidery stitch used in making a variety of such edging …

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  • 196scal|lop — «SKOL uhp, SKAL », noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a shellfish somewhat like a clam. In some kinds the large muscle that opens and closes the shell is good to eat. b) this muscle, used as food. c) one of the two rounded, fanlike, ribbed parts of the shell …

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  • 197shal|lop — «SHAL uhp», noun. 1. any one of various small, light, open boats with sail or oars, or both, often like a dinghy: »... a shallop flitteth, silken sailed (Tennyson). 2. any one of various small, sloop rigged vessels used as vessels of war. ╂[<… …

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  • 198trol|lop|y — «TROL uh pee», adjective. like a trollop; slovenly; morally loose …

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  • 199trol|lop — «TROL uhp», noun. 1. an untidy or slovenly woman; slattern. 2. a morally loose woman; slut. 3. = prostitute. (Cf. ↑prostitute) ╂[probably < troll1 in sense of “to trail, draggle”] …

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  • 200voor|lop|er — «FOHR LOH puhr», noun. Afrikaans. the native boy who guides the foremost pair of a team of oxen: »One of the drivers…called to his voorloper to turn the cattle loose to graze (Percy Fitzpatrick) …

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