Larruped
Larrup Lar"rup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Larruped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Larruping}.] [Perh, a corrupt. of lee rope, used by sailors in beating the boys; but cf. D. larpen to thresh, larp a whip, blow.] To beat or flog soundly. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] --Forby. [1913 Webster]

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  • larruped — v. hit, beat, whip (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • larruped — Adj. Drunk, intoxicated. Mainly Northern use? …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Larrup — Lar rup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Larruped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Larruping}.] [Perh, a corrupt. of lee rope, used by sailors in beating the boys; but cf. D. larpen to thresh, larp a whip, blow.] To beat or flog soundly. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] Forby …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Larruping — Larrup Lar rup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Larruped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Larruping}.] [Perh, a corrupt. of lee rope, used by sailors in beating the boys; but cf. D. larpen to thresh, larp a whip, blow.] To beat or flog soundly. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • larrup — larruper, n. /lar euhp/, v.t., larruped, larruping. to beat or thrash. [1815 25; perh. < D larpen to thresh with flails] * * * …   Universalium

  • larrup — [ larəp] verb (larrups, larruping, larruped) informal thrash or whip. Origin C19 (orig. dialect): perh. related to lather or leather …   English new terms dictionary

  • larrup — Verb. To beat, to thrash. E.g. As usual we got larruped at football …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • larrup — /ˈlærəp/ (say laruhp) verb (t) (larruped, larruping) Colloquial to beat; thrash: *He didn t larrup us very often, but when he did he looked exactly like that. –t.a.g. hungerford, 1983. {compare Dutch larpen thrash} –larruper, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • larrup — v.tr. (larruped, larruping) colloq. thrash. Etymology: dial.: perh. f. LATHER …   Useful english dictionary

  • lar´rup|er — lar|rup «LAR uhp», verb, ruped, rup|ing. noun. Informal. –v.t. to beat; thrash: »I…was larruped with the rope (Dickens). –n. a blow. ╂[origin uncertain. Compare Dutch larpen thrash, box the ears.] –lar´rup|er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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