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Pop

pop

1. A small, sharp, quick explosive sound or report; as, to go off with a pop.

2. An unintoxicating beverage which expels the cork with a pop from the bottle containing it; as, ginger pop; lemon pop, etc.

3. (Science: zoology) The European redwing. Pop corn. Corn, or maize, of peculiar excellence for popping; especially, a kind the grains of which are small and compact. Popped corn; which has been popped.

Origin: Of imitative origin. Cf. Poop.


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