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 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]


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