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thorp

or thorpe

[ thawrp ]
/ θɔrp /
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noun Archaic.
a hamlet; village.
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Origin of thorp

before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with German Dorf,Old Norse thorp village, Gothic thaurp field
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thorp

thorpe

/ (θɔːp) /

noun (in place names)
a small village

Word Origin for thorp

Old English; related to Old Norse thorp village, Old High German dorf, Gothic thaurp
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