larrup

larrup

[lar-uhp]
verb (used with object), larruped, larruping.
to beat or thrash.

Origin:
1815–25; perhaps < Dutch larpen to thresh with flails

larruper, noun
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larrup (ˈlærəp)
 
vb
dialect (tr) to beat or flog
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
'larruper
 
n

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larrup
"to beat, thrash," 1823, of unknown origin, possibly related to Du. larpen "to thrash." First mentioned as a Suffolk dialect word.
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