Definition of Threep

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threep

three skips of a louse
three thousand
three times
three true outcomes
three up, three down
three wise men
threedimensional
threefin
threefins
threefold
threefold law
threefoldness
threeish
threeling
threenesses
threep (current term)
threepeat
threepeated
threepeating
threeped
threepence
threepences
threepenny
threepenny-bit
threepenny bit
threepenny bits
threeping
threepit
threepronged
threeps

Literary usage of Threep

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

1. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1903)
"And when he was ready to gang on again, there was threep ready to baud his royal ... But when threep, wha ye ken, is as roond-bellied like a Tester pear, ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"To KEEP one's threep, to continue pertinaciously in any assertion or course, S. " I would hardly," said the Marquis, "consent to your throwing away your ..."

3. The Folk-speech of Cumberland and Some Districts Adjacent: Being Short ...by Alexander Craig Gibson by Alexander Craig Gibson (1869)
"An' fowk wad threep that she did green For what wad gar her skirl An' ... Some threep 'at the times 'ill get better. ..."

4. Pocket Dictionary of the Scottish Idiom in which the Signification of the by Robert Motherby (1826)
"... fv. and s. to mai threep\ by continued obstinate, ... adj. three-cornered, triangular, threep, ..."

5. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Add ; To KEEP one's threep, to continue pertinaciously in any assertion or course, S. " I would hardly/ said the Marquis, ' consent to your throwing away ..."

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