larrup

[ lar-uhp ]
/ ˈlær əp /

verb (used with object), lar·ruped, lar·rup·ing.

to beat or thrash.

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Origin of larrup

1815–25; perhaps <Dutch larpen to thresh with flails

OTHER WORDS FROM larrup

lar·rup·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for larrup

larrup
/ (ˈlærəp) /

verb

(tr) dialect to beat or flog

Derived forms of larrup

larruper, noun

Word Origin for larrup

C19: of unknown origin
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