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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 yelp /ˈjɛlp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yelp v. i. [imp. & p. p. Yelped p. pr. & vb. n. Yelping.]
 1. To boast.  [Obs.]
    I keep [care] not of armes for to yelpe.   --Chaucer.
 2. To utter a sharp, quick cry, as a hound; to bark shrilly with eagerness, pain, or fear; to yaup.
 A little herd of England's timorous deer,
 Mazed with a yelping kennel of French curs?   --Shak.
    At the least flourish of a broomstick or ladle, he would fly to the door with a yelping precipitation.   --W. Irving.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yelp, n. A sharp, quick cry; a bark.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog) [syn: yelping]
      v : bark in a high-pitched tone; "the puppies yelped" [syn: yip,