archaic

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thorp was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Thorp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thorp. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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