Roup is caused by exposure to excessive wet or very cold winds.
Roup is a disease of the wrong system and careless management.
They were both bidding at the roup and some business thegither.
A man would come to the roup late, and learn that the seat he wanted had been knocked down.
The more usual words in old English were outcry, outrope (still familiar in Scotland as roup, cf. German ruf) and port sale.
When he got the estate into trouble it was my care and skill saved it from roup and rent rack.
He died just at the roup of the stocking and furniture; it stoppit the roup, and mony folk were disappointed.
Cramp, roup, and some other diseases, more frequently arise from stagnant wet in the soil than from any other cause.
The roup was no a week after; an', oh, it was a grievous sicht to see hoo the crop an' the cattle went for just naething.
Three days later it was understood at the "smiddy" that Burnbrae's roup was likely to be a success.