paup

intransitive verb \ˈpȯp\

Definition of paup

-ed/-ing/-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  to walk about aimlessly

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Origin and Etymology of paup

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse paufa to walk slowly, walk stealthily; akin to Old English potian to push, butt, goad — more at put


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