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Definition of great whaup

great whaup
Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European curlew; -- called also awp, whaup, great whaup, and stock whaup. (b) The whimbrel; -- called also May whaup, little whaup, and tang whaup. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

Meaning of great whaup from wikipedia

- is often referred to just as the "curlew", and in Scotland known as the "whaup" in Scots. The Eurasian curlew was formally described by the Swedish naturalist...
- reivers, including "The reiver's heart" (1903), "The raiders" (1904), "Whaup o' the rede: a ballad of the border raiders" (1909), "Kirkhope Tower" (1913)...
- A Scotch night, The Australian, Summer country, Kings of the earth, and Whaup o' the rede. Ogilvie was born at Holefield, near Kelso, Borders, Scotland...
- (cuckoo) and Loanends (where the lanes end) in County Antrim, Crawtree (crow), Whaup Island (curlew) and Whinny Hill from 'whin' (gorse) in County Down and the...
- to them. One explanation is that the stone is 'Thor's Great Stone', another is that is "Thou Great Stone" or just '"grit stane", whilst 'The Stone of the...
- of Dumfries. HMSO. p. 61. Brown, Thomas (1807). The Union Gazetteer for Great Britain and Ireland. Vernor, Hood and Sharpe. p. 372. "Scotland's Places"...
- 1903 and returned to Belfast Lough during the summer of 1904. There was great enthusiasm at this time and the 1902 August edition of The Yachtsman reporting...
- West Scotland Luath Press Barr Ayrshire MacLeod, Innes (2001) Where the Whaups are Crying (A Dumfries and Galloway Anthology)' Birlinn Edinburgh ISBN 1-84158-149-6...