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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.
Verb
To cry or shout
(Scotland) To sell by auction.

Noun
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