[pood-l] /ˈpud l/
one of a breed of very active dogs, probably originating in Germany but regarded as the national dog of France, having long, thick, frizzy or curly hair usually trimmed in standard patterns, occurring in three varieties (standard, miniature, and toy) differing only in size, and originally used as a water retriever.
a breed of dog, with varieties of different sizes, having curly hair, which is often clipped from ribs to tail for showing: originally bred to hunt waterfowl
a person who is servile; lackey
See French poodle
1808, from German Pudel, shortened form of Pudelhund “water dog,” from Low German Pudel “puddle” (cf. pudeln “to splash;” see puddle (n.)) + German Hund “hound” (see hound (n.)). Probably so called because the dog was used to hunt water fowl. Figurative sense of “lackey” (chiefly British) is attested from 1907. Poodle-faker, British army slang for “ingratiating male,” is from 1902, likely euphemistic.
[pood; Russian poot] /pud; Russian put/ noun 1. a Russian weight equal to about 36 pounds avoirdupois (16 kg). /puːd/ noun 1. a unit of weight, used in Russia, equal to 36.1 pounds or 16.39 kilograms
Package for Online Programming. Edinburgh, 1966. First of the POP family of languages. Used reverse Polish notation. Implemented as a threaded interpreter. EPU-R-17, U Edinburgh (Jul 1966). “POP-1: An Online Language”, R. Popplestone, Mach Intell 2, E. Dale et al eds, Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1968.
Descendant of POP-2, for the PDP-10 by Julian Davies, 1973. [“POP-10 User’s Manual”, D.J.M. Davies, CS R25, U West Ontario, 1976].
language A programming language created by Robin Popplestone in 1975, originally for the PDP-11. Pop-11 is stack-oriented, extensible, and efficient like FORTH. It is also functional, dynamically typed, interactive, with garbage collection like LISP, and the syntax is block structured like Pascal. [“Programming in POP-11”, J. Laventhol , Blackwell 1987]. AlphaPop is an implementation for […]