An example of a scup is a panfish, a light-flavored fish.
Origin of scup; from earlier scuppaug ; from Narragansett mishcuppaûog, plural of mishcùp
nounpl. scup scup or scups
Origin of scupShort for Narragansett mishcùp.
- (US, dialect) A swing.
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