Crup

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Crup See Croup, the rump of a horse.
    • a Crup Short; brittle; as, crup cake.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • crup Short; brittle: as, “crup cake,”
    • crup Snappish; testy: as, “a crup answer,”
    • n crup Same as croup.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Crup krup (prov.) brittle.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OHG. grop, G. grob, coarse