Popple meaning

pŏpəl
A poplar.
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(dialect) Poplar.
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To move in a tossing, bubbling, or rippling manner, as choppy water.
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Choppy water.
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The motion or sound of boiling liquid.
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To heave, toss, bubble, or ripple, as water in a choppy sea.
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The action of poppling.
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Choppy water; the motion or sound of agitated water (as from boiling or wind).
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Of water, to move in a choppy, bubbling, or tossing manner.
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To move quickly up and down; to bob up and down, like a cork on rough water.

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Origin of popple

  • Middle English popel (perhaps from Old English popul-) from Latin pōpulus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English poplen probably of Middle Dutch origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English popul, popil, from Old English popul, from Latin populus

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English poplen, possibly from Middle Dutch, of imitative origin

    From Wiktionary