tup


1tup

noun \ˈtəp\

Definition of TUP

1
chiefly British :  ram 1a
2
:  a heavy metal body (as the weight of a pendulum)

Origin of TUP

Middle English tupe
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with TUP

2tup

transitive verb
tuppedtup·ping

Definition of TUP

chiefly British
:  to copulate with (a ewe)

First Known Use of TUP

1604

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