Clop vs Coop - What's the difference?

clop | coop |


As nouns the difference between clop and coop

is that clop is (onomatopoeia) the sound of a horse's shod hoof striking the ground while coop is a pen or enclosure for birds or coop can be .

As verbs the difference between clop and coop

is that clop is to make this sound while coop is to keep in a coop.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

clop

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (onomatopoeia) The sound of a horse's shod hoof striking the ground.
  • Verb

  • To make this sound.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    coop

    English

    (wikipedia coop)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pen or enclosure for birds.
  • (slang) jail
  • A barrel or cask for liquor.
  • (Johnson)
  • (Scotland) A cart from boards; a tumbrel.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To keep in a coop.
  • To shut up or confine in a narrow space; to cramp.
  • * Dryden
  • The Trojans cooped within their walls so long.
  • * John Locke
  • The contempt of all other knowledge coops the understanding up within narrow bounds.
  • (obsolete) To work upon in the manner of a cooper.
  • * Holland
  • Shaken tubs be new cooped .
    Derived terms
    * coop up

    Etymology 2

    From , by shortening.