Definition of Gaupus

1. gawpus [n -ES] - See also: gawpus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaupus

gauntness
gauntnesses
gauntree
gauntrees
gauntries
gauntry
gaunts
gaup
gauped
gauper
gaupers
gauping
gaupped
gauppin
gaups
gaupus (current term)
gaupuses
gaur
gaurantee
gaurs
gaus
gause
gauses
gauss
gausses
gaussian
gaussian curve
gaussian distribution
gaussianities
gaussmeter

Literary usage of Gaupus

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1828)
"... Till we read as we run WRIGHT'S IN THE COLONNADE!—SOHO HOLDS EADY! BUY, IF YOU BEN'TA BEAR, BUY BOBBY WARD'S DE VERÉ ! , ' Glower, gaupus, ..."

2. Handlingar (1903)
"11; Cf. Am. gilly 'a fool', and Sc. gilly-gaupus 'a tall loutish fellow' 1785 Grose FA. p. 80, l. 6: si. ..."

3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1866)
"SOHO HOLDS EADI t BUY, IF YOU BKN'TA BEAK, BUY BOBBY WARD'S DE VERB I Glower, gaupus, and shool out the ready I ..."

4. A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongueby Francis Grose by Francis Grose (1796)
"GILLY gaupus. A Scotch term for a tall awkward fellow. GILT, or RUM DUBBER. A thief who picks locks, fo called from the gilt or picklock key : many of them ..."

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