verb (used with object), lar·ruped, lar·rup·ing.
Origin of larrup
Examples from the Web for larrup
Be all th' saints in glory I'll larrup th' head off iv yez—or I w'u'd if I wasn't afraid ye'd buck me onto the roof.Desert Conquest|A. M. Chisholm
He speak to his fader, and he curse and swear awful, and stand wid de rifle close by and tell dat son ob his to larrup Jake.True to the Old Flag|G. A. Henty
She worked me to death and wouldn't give me half enough to eat, and she used to larrup me 'most every day.Rainbow Valley|Lucy Maud Montgomery
I had to larrup outa you that trick you had when you was young o' gobblin' your own harness when you wasn't watched.Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North|Fullerton Waldo
Then I seen him lean over an' larrup the hoss with the ends of the lines fer all he was wuth.David Harum|Edward Noyes Westcott
British Dictionary definitions for larrup
Word Origin for larrup
Word Origin and History for larrup
"to beat, thrash," 1823, of unknown origin, possibly related to Dutch larpen "to thrash." First mentioned as a Suffolk dialect word.