Middle English Dictionary Entry

lǒup(e n.(2)
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(a) A loophole or embrasure in a wall, for the protection of archers, gunners, etc.; also, the covering structure built about or over the loophole; (b) an opening for ventilation, a louver; ~ bord, a board used in a louver; ~ cord, a cord for opening and closing the louver boards; ~ hole, a louver; (c) ?some kind of drain for a stable, etc.