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tupere,  s. a shell of the cockle kind, that was worshipped in some of the islands, and said to be used by the gods in the po, to scrape the souls of men for food.
— s. (Engl. gooseberry) the cape gooseberry.
— v.n. to stumble, or trip in walking, to move, or roll, as a boat in the sea. [Dav : 9308]
tupere,  s. nouv. pn. groseilles; broncher, trébucher; rouler, être ballotté. - Tete, titi, pn. chanceler, broncher. - Tii, ad. sens dessus dessous. [Jau :4842]