[Ads-l] "cohoop" verb, 1676; not in OED

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 15 02:00:14 UTC 2015


Joel Berson wrote
> I seem to remember some earlier discussion of cohooping, but
> can't retrieve  anything.

Here are two links to previous messages in December 2010. The posts
were located by using the Google query:
cohoop site:linguistlist.org

http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2010-December/105147.html
http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2010-December/105148.html

Garson

> ... one as their accustomed maner is after a fight, began to signifie to us=
>  how many were slaine. They Cohoop=E2=80=99d seventy-four times, which we
> hoped was only to affright us ...
>
> =C2=A0
> Letter.=C2=A0 Richard Jacobs.=C2=A0 22 April 1676.=C2=A0 [From Marlborough,=
>  Mass.]
>
> =C2=A0
> In George Madison Bodge, _Soldiers in King Philip=E2=80=99s War ..._, Third=
>  Edition (Boston: 1906), page 215.=C2=A0 Also in _New England Historical an=
> d Genealogical Register_, Vol. 40 (Oct. 1886), page 392.
>
>
> Joel
>
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