Caup vs Crup - What's the difference?

caup | crup |


As nouns the difference between caup and crup

is that caup is (scotland) cup while crup is (the rump of a horse).

As an adjective crup is

short; brittle.

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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    crup

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (the rump of a horse)
  • Etymology 2

    Compare Old High German (grop), (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • short; brittle
  • crup cake
    (Todd)
    (Webster 1913) ----