Recorded since circa 1405, from (etyl) poupe, from (etyl) poppa, from (etyl) puppis, all meaning "stern of a ship".
* poop deck
To break seawater with the poop of a vessel, especially the poop deck.
* We were pooped within hailing of the quay and were nearly sunk.
To embark a ship over the stern.
Origin uncertain, possibly from (etyl) poupen.
(obsolete) To make a short blast on a horn
(obsolete) To break wind.
- His horse pooped right in the middle of the parade.
(often, childish) Excrement.
* The dog took a poop on the grass.
The sound of a steam engine's whistle; typically low pitch.
- 2001 , , Thomas the tank engine collection : a unique collection of stories from the railway series - p. 157 - Egmont Books, Limited, Aug 15, 2001
(US, dated) information, facts.
- Two minutes passed - five - seven- ten. "Poop'! ' Poop !" Everyone knew that whistle, and a mighty cheer went up as the Queen's train glided into the station.
* See also
* pooper scooper
* YouTube poop
* Recorded in World War II (1941) Army slang poop sheet "up to date information", itself of uncertain origin, perhaps toilet paper referring to etymology 2.
A set of data or general information, written or spoken, usually concerning machinery or a process.
* Here’s the info paper with the poop on that carburetor.
Origin uncertain, perhaps sound imitation.
To tire, exhaust. Often used with out .
* I'm pooped from working so hard
* He pooped out a few strides from the finish line.
Origin uncertain, perhaps a shortening of nincompoop.
A slothful person.
* Hurry up, you old poop !
(en proper noun
(Norse mythology, and, Heathenry) The realm of the gods.
* 1993 Our Troth, by the Ring of Troth and other true folk, The Ring of Troth, ISBN 0-9623957-8-1 page 143.
* 2002 The Dragon Chronicle issue 24 (Folklore Journal), Heimdall, Dragon.
- He is the champion of Asgard and Midgard against the chaos and destruction of the thurses.
* 2006 (first published 2004) Everything you need to know about Paganism,Selene Silverwind, David & Charles, ISBN-13: 978-0-7153-2486-8, page 91.
- Heimdall is the watchmen of the gods at Bifrost, the rainbow bridge, made from fire water and air, that links Asgard (the home of the gods) and Midgard (the home of men).
- The Æsir live in Asgard , one of the sky realms.