poop

  • 1Poop — Poop, n. [F. poupe; cf. Sp. & Pg. popa, It. poppa; all fr. L. puppis.] (Naut.) A deck raised above the after part of a vessel; the hindmost or after part of a vessel s hull; also, a cabin covered by such a deck. See {Poop deck}, under {Deck}. See …

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  • 2poop — poop1 [po͞op] n. [LME pouppe < MFr poupe < Prov popa or It poppa < L puppis, stern of a ship] 1. the stern section of a ship 2. on sailing ships, a raised deck at the stern: also poop deck vt. to break over the poop or stern of: said of… …

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  • 3Poop — Poop, v. t. (Naut.) (a) To break over the poop or stern, as a wave. A sea which he thought was going to poop her. Lord Dufferin. (b) To strike in the stern, as by collision. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4Poop —   [puːp, englisch] die, / s, früher Hütte, hinterer, von Bord zu Bord gehender Aufbau eines Schiffes.   * * * Poop [pu:p], die; , s [engl. poop < (m)frz. poupe, über das Aprovenz. < lat. puppis] (Seemannsspr.): hinterer Aufbau auf einem… …

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  • 5Poop — Poop, n. (Arch.) See 2d {Poppy}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6Poop — Poop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pooping}.] [Cf. D. poepen. See {Pop}.] To make a noise; to pop; also, to break wind. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7Poop — may refer to: * Stern, the rear or aft part of a ship or boat ** Poop deck, a deck that constitutes the roof of a cabin built in the aft (rear) part of the superstructure of a ship. ** To be pooped, in nautical parlance, means to have a wave come …

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  • 8Poop — [pu:p] die; , s <aus gleichbed. engl. poop, dies über mittelfr. poupe aus lat. puppis> (Seemannsspr.) Hütte, hinterer Aufbau bei einem Handelsschiff …

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  • 9poop — (also poop deck) ► NOUN ▪ a raised deck at the stern of a ship, especially a sailing ship. ORIGIN Latin puppis stern …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10Poop — (engl., spr. pūp), s. Hütte (Seewesen) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11Poop — des Schiffes, ein auf dem achtersten Teil des Oberdecks befindlicher, geschlossener und von Bord zu Bord reichender Aufbau, der meist die Kajüte und Wohnräume enthält. T. Schwarz …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 12Poop — (engl., spr. puhp), auf Handelsschiffen Bezeichnung der Kampagne (s.d.). Auf Passagierdampfern liegen in der P. Rauchzimmer der zweiten Kajütspassagiere …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13poop — {{11}}poop (n.1) stern deck of a ship, c.1400, from M.Fr. poupe stern of a ship, from It. poppa, from L. puppis poop, stern, of uncertain origin. Poop deck attested by 1779. {{12}}poop (n.2) excrement, 1744, a children s euphemism, probably of… …

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  • 14poop — I [[t]pup[/t]] n. 1) naut. navig. a superstructure at the stern of a vessel 2) naut. navig. poop deck 3) naut. navig. (of a wave) to break over the stern of (a ship) 4) naut. navig. to take (seas) over the stern • Etymology: 1375–1425; pouppe… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15poop — nin·com·poop; poop; poop·er scoop·er; lir·i·poop; nin·com·poop·ery; …

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  • 16poop — I UK [puːp] / US [pup] noun Word forms poop : singular poop plural poops 1) [countable] the higher part at the back of an old sailing ship 2) [uncountable] American informal the latest news or information about what is happening 3)… …

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  • 17Poop — Achterschiff mit Poop Deck (ganz hinten) auf dem V.O.C. Schiff Batavia (Nachbau) Die Poop, auch das Poopdeck bzw. Puppdeck, in einiger Literatur auch Hüttendeck, ist ein Schiffsdeck auf einem Schiff. Definition Das Poopdeck ist das oberste… …

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  • 18poop — poop1 /poohp/, n. 1. a superstructure at the stern of a vessel. 2. See poop deck. v.t. 3. (of a wave) to break over the stern of (a ship). 4. to take (seas) over the stern. [1375 1425; late ME pouppe < MF < L puppis stern of a ship] …

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  • 19poop — poop1 [pu:p] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Perhaps from poo poo, or from poop copying the sound of farting (18 20 centuries).] 1.) [U] AmE informal solid waste from the ↑bowels British Equivalent: poo 2.) [singular] AmE informal the act of passing&#8230; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20poop — 1 noun 1 (C) technical the raised part at the back end of an old sailing ship 2 the poop AmE informal the latest news about something that has happened, which is told to you unofficially by someone; lowdown: Come on, Dan, what s the poop? Are&#8230; …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English