/ (ˈθræpəl) Scot /

  1. the throat or windpipe

  1. to throttle

Origin of thrapple

C18: a variant of earlier thropple, of uncertain origin

Words Nearby thrapple

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How to use thrapple in a sentence

  • Do the folk think I hae another thrapple in my pouch after John Highlandman's sneeked this ane wi' his joctaleg?

  • God knows I have not much of a voice myself, but I'm full of nobler airs than ever crossed my rusty thrapple.

    Bud | Neil Munro
  • Man, it seeps doon through your thrapple into your lungs, an' there's nae hoastin' o' it up.

    Betty Grier | Joseph Waugh
  • But, luckily, he remembered the goose's thrapple, and he pulled it out of his pocket and whistled through it.

    The Scottish Fairy Book | Elizabeth W. Grierson
  • The minnit he seen the man inside in the kitchen, he stuck in his thrapple at wanst.