/ (ˈθræpəl) Scot /
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the throat or windpipe
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for thrapple
C18: a variant of earlier thropple, of uncertain origin
Words nearby thrapple
thraiping, Thrale, thrall, thralldom, thrang, thrapple, thrash, thrash about, thrasher, thrashing, thrash metal
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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?Rob Roy, Complete, Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott
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.All-Hallow Eve; or, The Test of Futurity.|Robert Curtis