|v. i.||1.||To make a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to chirp. See Chirrup.|
|v. t.||1.||To excite or urge on by making a short, shrill, cheerful sound; to cherup to. See Chirrup.|
He cherups brisk ear-erecting steed.
|n.||1.||A short, sharp, cheerful noise; a chirp; a chirrup; as, the cherup of a cricket.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.