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droop / droōp/ • v. [intr.] bend or hang downward limply: a long black cloak drooped from his shoulders. ∎  sag down from or as if from weariness or dejection: his eyelids drooped and he became drowsy | fig. the scenes are so lengthy that the reader's spirits droop. ∎  [tr.] cause to bend or hang downward: James hid his face in his hands and drooped his head. • n. [in sing.] an act or instance of drooping; a limp or weary attitude: the exhausted droop of her shoulders.

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droop XIII. ME. dr(o)upe — ON. drūpa hover, hang the head for sorrow, rel. to next.

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