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Verb (transitive)


threapv. t. [AS. to reprove.].
  •  To call; to name.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To maintain obstinately against denial or contradiction; also, to contend or argue against (another) with obstinacy; to chide; as, he threaped me down that it was so.  Burns.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To beat, or thrash.  Halliwell.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cozen, or cheat.  Halliwell.  [1913 Webster]
threapv. i. 
     To contend obstinately; to be pertinacious.  [1913 Webster]
    "It's not for a man with a woman to threap."  [1913 Webster]
     An obstinate decision or determination; a pertinacious affirmation.  [1913 Webster]
    "He was taken a threap that he would have it finished before the year was done."  [1913 Webster]

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