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What is a Roup ?

roup : Possibly from Old English hropan ?(“to cry out”), compare Dutch roepen, Low German ropen and German rufen.
To cry or shout
(Scotland) To sell by auction.

roup ?(plural roups)
An outcry.
(Scotland) A sale of goods by auction.

Certainly in use in Carluke in 1839

Last Updated on Mar-28-2016