thorp

noun
\ ˈthȯrp How to pronounce thorp (audio) \

Definition of thorp

archaic

First Known Use of thorp

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thorp

Middle English, from Old English throp, thorp; akin to Old High German dorf village, Latin trabs beam, roof

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“Thorp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thorp. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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