Cher"up (?), v. i. [Prob. fr. chirp.]

To make a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to chirp. See Chirrup.

"Cheruping birds."

Drayton.

 

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Cher"up, v. t.

To excite or urge on by making a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to cherup to. See Chirrup.

He cherups brisk ear-erecting steed. Cowper.

 

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Cher"up, n.

A short, sharp, cheerful noise; a chirp; a chirrup; as, the cherup of a cricket.

 

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