tawpie

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noun taw·pie \ˈtȯ-pē\

Definition of tawpie

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  a foolish or awkward young person

Origin and Etymology of tawpie

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian tåpe simpleton


First Known Use: 1728


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