Definition of Threap

1. v. t. To call; to name.



2. v. i. To contend obstinately; to be pertinacious.

3. n. An obstinate decision or determination; a pertinacious affirmation.

Definition of Threap

1. Noun. an altercation, quarrel, argument ¹

2. Noun. an accusation or serious charge ¹

3. Verb. to scold, rebuke ¹

4. Verb. to argue, bicker ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Threap

1. to dispute [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: dispute

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threap

threadinesses
threading
threadjacker
threadjackers
threadjacking
threadjackings
threadleaf groundsel
threadless
threadlike
threads
threadsafe
threadworm
threadworms
thready
thready pulse
threap (current term)
threaped
threaper
threapers
threaping
threapit
threaps
threaric acid
threat
threated
threaten
threatened
threatened species
threatener

Literary usage of Threap

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"So to threap down, to silence by arguing or insisting upon a thing: "The bairns ... We had a bit of a threap about it. THRESH, r. ..."

2. A Glossary of Words Used in South-west Lincolnshire: (Wapentake of Graffoe) by Robert Eden George Cole (1886)
"So to threap down, to silence by arguing or insisting upon a thing : " The bairns ... We had a bit of a threap about it. THRESH, r. ..."

3. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Harry Haldane, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"Part of Wooler Common is still undivided, owing to disputes respecting it. It is called threap-ground."—Denham, Folk Lore of Northumberland, etc., 1858, p. ..."

4. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"To threap a thing upon one," is to be urgent and importunate with him to accept it. ... Some Lords weel learn'd upo' the beuk Wad threap aud folk the thing ..."

5. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"To threap a thing upon one," is to be urgent and importunate with him to accept it. ... Some Lords weel learn'd upo' the beuk Wad threap aud folk the thing ..."

6. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"To threap a thing upon one," is to be urgent and importunate with him to accept it. ... Some Lords weel learn'd upo' the beuk Wad threap aud folk the thing ..."

7. Dialect of Craven, in the Westriding of the County of York: With a Copious by William Carr (1828)
"To threap a thing upon one," is to be urgent and importunate with him to accept it. ... Some Lords weel learn'd upo' the beuk Wad threap aud folk the thing ..."

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