Definition of Mooping
1. moop [v] - See also: moop
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mooping
mooping (current term)
Literary usage of Mooping
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Fair Penitent by Nicholas Rowe (1797)
"I \ 1.1 .m dug. days, hunt him down, I'hi ni lui;1,r linu i hi.i-, provoke him to the rage iM 1111;'.^ .nul i li« >, .uni, mooping from your horse, ..."
2. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Harbour Engineering by Brysson Cunningham (1908)
"... very base or bottom of the passage-way, wave motion will be transmitted beneath them, and they will prove ineffective for the purpose in view. MoOPing- ..."
3. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1885)
"The mither gaed mooping the lave o' her days In search o' her laddie by ilk burnie side ; But wild Border tinklers, to wild Border braes, Had stown him awa' ..."
4. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"A servant who goes slyly into a dairy-room and drinks milk from a pan, or a child who makes free with the preserves in the cupboard, is said to be mooping. ..."