mop|pet

mop|pet
mop|pet «MOP iht», noun.
1. a little child: »

Additional moppets over five travel at $1 a head extra (Wall Street Journal).

2. Archaic. darling, a term of endearment for a baby or little girl, or a rag doll.
[< obsolete mop doll + -et]

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