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tup

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noun \ˈtəp\

Definition of tup

  1. 1 chiefly British :  ram 1a

  2. 2 :  a heavy metal body (such as the weight of a pendulum)

Origin and Etymology of tup

Middle English tupe


First Known Use: 14th century


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tup

verb

Definition of tup

tupped

;

tupping

chiefly British

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to copulate with (a ewe)

1604

First Known Use of tup

1604

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