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larrup

noun lar·rup \ ˈler-əp , ˈla-rəp \

Definition of larrup

dialect
: 5blow

Examples of larrup in a Sentence

  1. he gave the ball a good larrup with his club, and it easily cleared the ditch

Origin and Etymology of larrup

origin unknown


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larrup

verb

Definition of larrup

transitive verb
1 dialect : to flog soundly : whip
2 dialect : to defeat decisively : trounce
intransitive verb
dialect : to move indolently or clumsily

First Known Use of larrup

circa 1823


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