Definition of Throppled

1. thropple [v] - See also: thropple



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throppled

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

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. ..."

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