Definition of Thropple

1. n. The windpipe.



2. v. t. To throttle.

Definition of Thropple

1. Noun. (obsolete) larynx, windpipe ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) to throttle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thropple

1. to throttle [v THROPPLED, THROPPLING, THROPPLES] - See also: throttle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thropple

thronal
throne
throne-room
throne room
throne rooms
throned
throneless
thronelike
thrones
throng
thronged
thronging
throngly
throngs
throning
thropple (current term)
throppled
thropples
throstle
throstles
throstling
throtteen
throttle
throttle body
throttle valve
throttleable
throttled
throttlehold
throttleholds
throttler

Literary usage of Thropple

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Halliwell gives also thropple, to throttle ; a derived sense. A dimin. form of throp*, ... thropple is, in fact, a mere variant of throttle. ..."

2. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1867)
"thropple, n. the windpipe. thropple, vt to throttle or strangle. Throp wife, To be throng as. To be very busy. ..."

3. Hunting by Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset Beaufort, Mowbray Morris, Edward William Lewis Davis, Digby Collins, Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1886)
"... with his body and not (as my countrymen say) withy-cragged, which is loose and pliant. The thropple or nether part of the neck, which goes from the ..."

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