What does the word yelp mean?

Usage examples for yelp

  1. He kept going faster and faster, occasionally letting out one deep, short yelp. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  2. Well, they began to yelp 'Look out for him! – Old Plymouth Trails by Winthrop Packard
  3. It was tossed contemptuously out; and watching it, to catch its last roll, I heard Daniel gleefully yelp " Out o' my way, yu- all!" – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin