The Collaborative International Dictionary
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 13c., "men's loose jacket," from Old French jupe, from Arabic jubbah "loose outer garment. As a woman's bodice, from 1810.
Etymology 1 n. 1 A style of skirt. 2 A style of short jacket, usually for a woman or child. Etymology 2
n. (context IRC English) A block placed on a server, nickname or channel vb. (context IRC English) To block a server (from joining the network), a nickname or channel (from being used).
Jupe has several meanings:
- Jupe (IRC), a term used in Internet Relay Chat networks
- Jupe, one of the subdivisions of the Comanche tribe
- Several articles of clothing are called jupe:
The term has now disappeared but was used up until the 19th century. Usage of this meaning of jupe for menswear became restricted to "jupe panels" in jackets. (In French the word jupe means "skirt.")
Usage examples of "jupe".
Jupe beetled his brow to let Spandrel know how absurd the suggestion was.
Gradgrind usually improved these occasions by remarking, when she was gone, that if Jupe had been properly trained from an early age she would have remonstrated to herself on sound principles the baselessness of these fantastic hopes.
Gradgrind usually improved these occasions by remarking, when she was gone, that if Jupe had been properly trained from an early age she would have demonstrated to herself on sound principles the baselessness of these fantastic hopes.
He felt it was very important that he get back to tell the Daltons what Pete and Jupe were doing in the cave.
Mr Barron looked around and scowled as he approached, but Jupe pretended not to notice.
Mrs Barron smiled again, and Jupe looked questioningly at Bob and then at Pete.
Jupe probably used a spade bit on him, that's why he fights the bit so now.