Definition of Gauping
1. gaup [v] - See also: gaup
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gauping
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Literary usage of Gauping
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1821)
"... betwixt her vision and the full moon — " Snuff that candle there; can na ye snuff it, callant, an no stan' gauping in my face like a glcd o'er gone ! ..."
2. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1889)
"What art thee gauping at, thee gowk ? Can'st thee not speak ? What dost thee want ? ' she said sharply, only seeing a tall man'.- figure in the gloom. ..."
3. A Glossary of North Country Words, in Use: With Their Etymology, and by John Trotter Brockett (1829)
"... silly, ignorant, vacant, stupid. GAUP, to stare vacantly. " What are ye gauping at, ye gowk ? ..."