Usage examples for YAPS

  1. You and I know the Pet is a dead one, but these country yaps don't know it. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  2. The dog, returned from the terrors of his unequal chase at the sound of Melissa's voice, looked and winked and wagged his approval, and the two comrades darted up the bank with mingled and highly similar yaps of release. – Stories of the Foot-hills by Margaret Collier Graham
  3. The yaps that listen to him don't understand him, but somehow he gets under their skins. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  4. One of the tobacco- yaps from the back of the place, I expect. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  5. But Jeffreys' authoritative order to him to come in and he down allowed the arrest to proceed without any further protest than a few discontented yaps as the cords were removed from the prisoners' legs, and they were led off by the force. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  6. He won't make no move that the law don't back him up in; but some o' these other yaps are talkin' all kinds of gun- play. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  7. He imagined, in his feverishness, that he heard faint " yaps every now and then; and he almost expected to see everybody lay down knife and fork. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  8. They don't stand up on their own feet and let out yaps – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  9. I'm goin' to gas to you- I'm goin' to tell you what I think of you for ropin' me an' draggin' me back to Willets, to show to the damned yaps on the station platform. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  10. I do not wish to be like the hound that stiffens up and growls when another dog yaps at him." – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  11. That passel of yaps down there is jealous of Briggs, and 'd just like to see her done. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  12. It wasn't like the little gusty yaps you hear in the city coffee- shops. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  13. Then the quick, husky yaps of the fox again sounded across the river. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  14. An' yet- I own I dreams me dreams when soft Spring breezes stirs; An' often, when I'm moonin' 'ere alone, A lispin' maid, wiv 'air an' eyes like 'ers, 'Oo calls me " dad," she climbs upon me knee, An' yaps 'er pretty baby tork to me. – The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke by C. J. Dennis
  15. Tumbu was first, and with joyful yaps began to career about in circles curved like a comma, biting and snapping at the snow. – The Adventures of Akbar by Flora Annie Steel
  16. Full- throated angry barks, interspersed with sharp, querulous yaps filled his roaring, swaying prison. – Frank of Freedom Hill by Samuel A. Derieux
  17. You should have seen those yaps scowl. – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  18. Brown of back and greenish- white under surface; noisy, too, for it " yaps as a terrier whensoever intruders approach the island during the brooding season; and its puff- ball chicken, crouching in dim recesses, takes the bluish- grey hue of the rock. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield