Definition of Thorp

1. n. A group of houses in the country; a small village; a hamlet; a dorp; -- now chiefly occurring in names of places and persons; as, Althorp, Mablethorpe.



Definition of Thorp

1. Noun. (archaic now chiefly in placenames) A group of houses standing together in the country; a hamlet; a village. ¹

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Definition of Thorp

1. a small village [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thorp

thoroughgoing
thoroughgoing(a)
thoroughly
thoroughness
thoroughnesses
thoroughpaced
thoroughpin
thoroughpins
thoroughs
thoroughstitch
thoroughwax
thoroughwort
thoroughworts
thorow
thorowly
thorp (current term)
thorpes
thorps
thors
thort
thortveitite
thortveitites
thorutite
thorybism
those
those ones
those who can't do, teach
those who can't use their head must use their back
those who will not when they may, when they will they shall have nay
thoth

Literary usage of Thorp

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1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1898)
"2 The hamlet of thorp by custom sent a suitor or judge to the Hundred Court at Eccleston. Probably some portion of land in thorp had been assigned to the ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"thorp located his mill plant on the Butler tract and proceeded to cut the timber ... thorp continued to cut the timber until he had cut nearly all of it, ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1898)
"Probably some portion of land in thorp had been assigned to the individual performing this office. ..."

4. A History of the Conceptions of Limits and Fluxions in Great Britain, from by Florian Cajori (1919)
"Robert thorp, 1777 208. thorp made a translation of part of Newton's ... I of Bk. I in the Principia, thorp says: "The prime and ultimate ratios of ..."

5. Gentleman's Magazine Library edited by George Laurence Gomme, Frank Alexander Milne, Lady A C Bickley, Mrs Alice Bertha Merck Gomme (1902)
"thorp Arch. thorp Arch possesses so many beauties that were it more known it would be more frequented. There are two houses for the reception of the company ..."

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