/ (θriːp) /
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a variant spelling of threap
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How to use threep in a sentence
Thrape or threep; to assert vehemently, boldly, and in a manner not to brook contradiction.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
Mess, lads, but he'd be a reet good Parli'ment man to threep about the nation.A Son of Hagar|Sir Hall Caine
But if they keep up this slavery threep, they'll fight till one side has won and the other side is clean whipped forever.The Measure of a Man|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
He will keep up his threep like a gamecock till he dies with it in his last crow.Playing With Fire|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Threep and argue as we may, you and I are both mortals—more's the pity.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton