Threaping
Threap Threap (thr[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Threaped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Threaping}.] [AS. [thorn]re['a]pian to reprove.] [Written also {threpe}, and {threip}.] 1. To call; to name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. To maintain obstinately against denial or contradiction; also, to contend or argue against (another) with obstinacy; to chide; as, he threaped me down that it was so. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Burns. [1913 Webster]

3. To beat, or thrash. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

4. To cozen, or cheat. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Threap — (thr[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Threaped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Threaping}.] [AS. [thorn]re[ a]pian to reprove.] [Written also {threpe}, and {threip}.] 1. To call; to name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To maintain obstinately against denial or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Threaped — Threap Threap (thr[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Threaped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Threaping}.] [AS. [thorn]re[ a]pian to reprove.] [Written also {threpe}, and {threip}.] 1. To call; to name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To maintain obstinately against… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threip — Threap Threap (thr[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Threaped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Threaping}.] [AS. [thorn]re[ a]pian to reprove.] [Written also {threpe}, and {threip}.] 1. To call; to name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To maintain obstinately against… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threpe — Threap Threap (thr[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Threaped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Threaping}.] [AS. [thorn]re[ a]pian to reprove.] [Written also {threpe}, and {threip}.] 1. To call; to name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To maintain obstinately against… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threap —  to blame, rebuke, reprove, or chide ; ab A. S. THREAPAN, THREAPIAN, of the same signification. To THREAP KINDNESS UPON ONE, is used in another sense. To THREAP is also to urge or press : it is no threaping ware ; i. e. ware so bad as to require… …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • threapen —  to blame, rebuke, reprove, or chide ; ab A. S. THREAPAN, THREAPIAN, of the same signification. To THREAP KINDNESS UPON ONE, is used in another sense. To THREAP is also to urge or press : it is no threaping ware ; i. e. ware so bad as to require… …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”