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Pop

See also: pop

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Etymology 1Edit

Origin uncertain. The OED suggests either from (lolli)pop ("because the meetings were held in the rooms of Mrs Hatton, who kept the lollipop shop"), or from Latin popīna (cookshop). The second sense derives from the first.

NounEdit

Pop (plural Pops)

  1. A social club and debating society at Eton College.
  2. The body of college prefects.

Etymology 2Edit

Shortened from popular (concert).

NounEdit

Pop (plural Pops)

  1. (also in plural) A popular classical music concert.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker Dracula, Chapter 5:
      As to the tall, curly-haired man, I suppose it was the one who was with me at the last Pop.

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GermanEdit

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NounEdit

Pop

  1. pop music

External linksEdit

  • Pop in Duden online