Definition of Throppled
1. thropple [v] - See also: thropple
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Literary usage of Throppled
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1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"... grown up with rapidity, large, but not strong in appearance, ibid. throppled up, synon. RORIE, s. ..."
2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"If the windpipe of a hunting-horse bends like a bow, when he bridles, it is said to be cock-throppled. Fairfax's Complete Sportsman, p. ,42. COCO LOCH. ..."
3. Handley Cross by Robert Smith Surtees (1903)
"... also a great raking, bony, cock-throppled, ragged-hipped, shabby-tailed, white-legged chestnut, fired all round, that had belonged to a smuggler, ..."
4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"... grown up with rapidity, large, but not strong in appearance, ibid. throppled up, synon. RORIE, ROUY, t. The abbrev. of the- name Roderick, S. [RORIE, ..."
5. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"... applied to a hunting horse whose windpipe bends like a bow when he bridles. See N., H. v. cock-throppled. ..."
6. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"throppled up, synoo. V. RIPPLE up. RORIE, ». The abbrev. oí Roderick, 8. ROSA-SOUS, >. Tbe plant called Sun-dew, Roxb.; an obvious corr. of Ros solis. ..."