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English Dictionary: yelping by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
yelping
n
  1. a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog) [syn: yip, yelp, yelping]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Yelp \Yelp\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Yelped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Yelping}.] [OE. yelpen, [yogh]elpen, to boast, boast
      noisily, AS. gielpan, gilpan, gylpan; akin to OHG. gelph
      arrogant: cf. Icel. gj[be]lpa to yelp. Cf. {Yap}.]
      1. To boast. [Obs.]
  
                     I keep [care] not of armes for to yelpe. --Chaucer.
  
      2. To utter a sharp, quick cry, as a hound; to bark shrilly
            with eagerness, pain, or fear; to yaup.
  
                     A little herd of England's timorous deer, Mazed with
                     a yelping kennel of French curs?         --Shak.
  
                     At the least flourish of a broomstick or ladle, he
                     would fly to the door with a yelping precipitation.
                                                                              --W. Irving.
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