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Whaap \Whaap\, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo["o]l.)

  1. The European curlew; -- called also awp, whaup, great whaup, and stock whaup.

  2. The whimbrel; -- called also May whaup, little whaup, and tang whaup. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]


AWP may refer to:

  • Accuracy International AWP, a sniper rifle
  • Adria–Wien Pipeline
  • Advanced work packaging in construction is the overall process flow of all detailed work packages leading to the smallest package which is the installation work package
  • Aerial work platform, a mechanical device used to effect temporary access for people or equipment to inaccessible areas, usually at height
  • American Workers Party
  • Amusement With Prizes, a type of slot machine popular in some European countries
  • Animal Welfare Party, a political party in the United Kingdom
  • Associated Whistleblowing Press
  • Association for Women in Psychology, a scientific educational organization encouraging feminist psychological research, theory, and activism
  • Association of Writers & Writing Programs, a literary organization
  • Atlanta and West Point Rail Road
  • Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, a British sitcom
  • Average Wholesale Price, the average price at which wholesalers sell prescription drugs
  • Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, a mental health care provider in the south west of England
  • awaiting parts, a term used in military logistics to indicate lack of part supply
  • Awami Workers Party, a left-wing political party in Pakistan
  • awp Finanznachrichten, a Swiss Financial News Agency

Usage examples of "awp".

After his sleepless night and the early morning vodka, he was feeling a bit lightheaded, so when he saw the ponies down the combe, gawping at him with their fool faces, he yelled at them in bad Somerset - 'Git 'arn there!