Definition of Sooping

1. the act of sweeping [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sooping

soon enough
soon to follow
soone
sooner
sooner child
sooner or later
sooner than later
sooners
soonest
soonish
soonly
sooo
soooo
soop
sooped
sooping (current term)
soopings
soople
soopolallie
soopolallies
soops
soorma
soosoo
soot
soot black
soot wart
soote
sooted
sooterkin
sooterkins

Literary usage of Sooping

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1. Bacon Is Shake-Speare by Edwin Durning-Lawrence (1910)
"Again we refer to our quotation on page 48. "Those glorious vagabonds sooping it in their glaring Satten sutes." Is not this masquerading fellow an actor ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"... sanctity, holiness (Godefroy). soop, to sweep; 'A sooping traine', ... 2 (Judicio); sooping it, sweeping alone; id., v. 1 (Studioso). ..."

3. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"England affords those glorious vagabonds That carried earst their fardels on their backes, Coursers to ride on through the gazing streetes, sooping it in ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"... Is grac'd with a faire (end and sooping traine. ) —ANON, 1606, The Return from Parnassus, ed. Murray, Act i, Se. 2, p. 85. Davies and Wither, by whose ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... charmes these looser times; Acute John Davis, I affect thy rymes, Thy plainer verse, thy unaffected vaine( Is grac'd with a faire and a sooping traîne. ..."

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