Carp vs Caup - What's the difference?

carp | caup |


As nouns the difference between carp and caup

is that carp is any of various freshwater fish of the family cyprinidae'', especially the common carp, ''cyprinus carpio while caup is (scotland) cup.

As a verb carp

is to complain about a fault; to harp on.

carp

English

(wikipedia carp)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) carpe, from .

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae'', especially the common carp, ''Cyprinus carpio .
  • See also
    * koi

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To complain about a fault; to harp on.
  • (obsolete) To say; to tell.
  • (obsolete) To find fault with; to censure.
  • (Dryden)
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    caup

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Scotland) Cup.
  • On Tintock Tap there is a mist / And in the mist there is a kist / And in the kist there is a caup' / And in the '''caup''' there is a drap / Tak' up the '''caup''' and drink the drap / And set the ' caup on Tintock Tap.

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