Definition of Cherup

1. v. i. To make a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to chirp. See Chirrup.



2. v. t. To excite or urge on by making a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to cherup to. See Chirrup.

3. n. A short, sharp, cheerful noise; a chirp; a chirrup; as, the cherup of a cricket.

Definition of Cherup

1. Noun. (archaic form of chirrup) ¹

2. Verb. (archaic form of chirrup) ¹

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Definition of Cherup

1. to chirp [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: chirp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cherup

chertiness
cherts
cherty
cherub
cherubic
cherubic facies
cherubical
cherubically
cherubim
cherubims
cherubin
cherubins
cherubism
cherublike
cherubs
cherup (current term)
cheruped
cheruping
cherupped
cherupping
cherups
chervetite
chervil
chervils
chervonets
chervontsy
chesed
cheshire
cheshires
cheshirization

Literary usage of Cherup

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1. The Actor's Budget: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, and by William Oxberry (1824)
"Once a little cock sparrow a 'top of a tree, He cherup'd and ... He cherup'd and chatter'd, so merry was he! Did this little cock sparrow a 'top of the tree ..."

2. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1912)
"... behold : Those with sweet water oft her handmaid fills, Which as she went, would cherup through their bills. Some say, for her the fairest Cupid pin'd, ..."

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