Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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GROPUS, n. A stupid person, a fool (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 69). Also carle-gropus.

[Cf. Gawpus (of which this may be a corruption), Docus, etc., id., with similar pejorative suff. -Us. Cf. also Graapus.]

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