popple definition by Webster's New World
Dialectal poplar (senses & )
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intransitive verb poppled, poppling
to heave, toss, bubble, or ripple, as water in a choppy sea
Origin: Middle English poplen, probably of echoic origin, originally
the action of poppling
popple definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intransitive verb pop·pled, pop·pling, pop·ples
To move in a tossing, bubbling, or rippling manner, as choppy water.noun
- Choppy water.
- The motion or sound of boiling liquid.
Origin: Middle English poplen, probably of Middle Dutch origin.
Origin: Middle English popel (perhaps from Old English popul-), from Latin pōpulus.