Cherup

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cherup A short, sharp, cheerful noise; a chirp; a chirrup; as, the cherup of a cricket.
    • v. t Cherup To excite or urge on by making a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to cherup to. See Chirrup. "He cherups brisk ear-erecting steed."
    • v. i Cherup To make a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to chirp. See Chirrup. "Cheruping birds."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cherup To chirp or chirrup: as, “cherupping birds,”
    • cherup To excite or urge on by chirruping.
    • n cherup A chirp or chirrup.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Cherup cher′up to urge on by chirruping.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Prob. fr. chirp,