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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English doppe, from Old English *doppa (diver), as in Old English dūfedoppa (pelican).

NounEdit

dop (plural dops)

  1. A diving bird.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English doppen, from Old English *doppian (to dip, dive, plunge), related to Old English doppettan (to dip, dip in, immerse).

VerbEdit

dop (third-person singular simple present dops, present participle dopping, simple past and past participle dopped)

  1. (South Africa, slang) To fail or to plug (an examination, standard or grade)
    I dopped my exams.
  2. To dip or duck.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Walton to this entry?)

Etymology 3Edit

From Dutch dop, Dutch doppen.

NounEdit

dop (plural dops)

  1. (South Africa, slang). A drink.
    Let's go to the bar for a dop.
  2. (South Africa, slang) An imprecise measure of alcohol; a dash.
    Give me a dop of brandy.
  3. (obsolete) A dip; a low courtesy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)
  4. A little copper cup in which a diamond is held while being cut.
SynonymsEdit
  • (cup in which diamond is cut): doop

VerbEdit

dop (third-person singular simple present dopp, present participle -ing, simple past and past participle doped)

  1. (South Africa, slang) To drink alcohol.
    • 2004, Patrick Stevens, Politics is the Greatest Game (page 170)
      They not only forswore dopping themselves, but also contrived to make the National Party forgo a dop.

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NounEdit

dop m (plural doppen, diminutive dopje n)

  1. a hemispherical container such as a thimble
  2. a shell (of an egg or a nut for example)
    Beter een half ei dan een hele dop. - Better half an egg than a whole (empty) shell.
  3. a bottle cap
  4. eyelid
    Kijk uit je doppen! - Look out!

VerbEdit

dop

  1. first-person singular present indicative of doppen
  2. imperative of doppen

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian dopo.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

dop

  1. behind, after (in place), back of
    L'automobilo esas dop la parieto.
    The car is behind the wall.

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Derived termsEdit

  • dopa (back, rear, hind)
  • dope (astern, at the back, aback)
  • dopo (back)
  • dopajo (rear, back (object or part behind))
  • dedop (from behind)
  • dop-

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Transylvanian Saxon Dop (stopper).

NounEdit

dop n (plural dopuri)

  1. cork (of a bottle), stopper

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to doppa (to dip)

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NounEdit

dop n

  1. a baptism, a christening ceremony

DeclensionEdit

Declension of dop 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dop dopet dop dopen
Genitive dops dopets dops dopens

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