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Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1808 any of various respiratory disorders of poultry

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. n. & v. Sc. & N.Engl. --n. an auction. --v.tr. sell by auction. Etymology: ME 'to shout', of Scand. orig. 2. n. an infectious poultry-disease, esp. of the respiratory tract. Derivatives: roupy adj. Etymology: 16th c.: orig. unkn.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Roup Roup, v. i. & t. [Cf. AS. hr?pan to cry out, G. rufen, Goth. hr?pian. Cf. Roop.] To cry or shout; hence, to sell by auction. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Roup Roup, n. 1. An outcry; hence, a sale of gods by auction. [Scot.] --Jamieson. To roup, that is, the sale of his crops, was over. --J. C. Shairp. 2. A disease in poultry. See Pip.




 


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