threap

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verb \ˈthrēp\

Definition of threap

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly Scotland :  scold, chide

  3. 2 chiefly Scotland :  to maintain persistently

Origin and Etymology of threap

Middle English threpen, from Old English thrēapian


First Known Use: before 12th century

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