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British Dictionary definitions for threep

threep

verb
  1. a variant spelling of threap
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Examples from the Web for threep

Historical Examples

  • Threep and argue as we may, you and I are both mortals—more's the pity.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • He will keep up his threep like a gamecock till he dies with it in his last crow.

    Playing With Fire

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • Thrape or threep; to assert vehemently, boldly, and in a manner not to brook contradiction.

  • Mess, lads, but he'd be a reet good Parli'ment man to threep about the nation.

    A Son of Hagar</p>

    Sir Hall Caine


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