Definition of Threep
1. to threap [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: threap
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threep
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 ..."