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thorp

[thawrp] /θɔrp/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a hamlet; village.
Also, thorpe.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with German Dorf, Old Norse thorp village, Gothic thaurp field
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British Dictionary definitions for thorp

thorp

/θɔːp/
noun (in place names)
1.
a small village
Word Origin
Old English; related to Old Norse thorp village, Old High German dorf, Gothic thaurp
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Word Origin and History for thorp
n.

Old English ðorp "village, hamlet, farm, estate," reinforced by Old Norse ðorp, both from Proto-Germanic *thurpa- (cf. Old Frisian thorp, Frisian terp, Middle Dutch, Dutch dorp, German dorf "village," Gothic þaurp "estate, land, field"), probably from PIE root *treb- "dwelling." Preserved in place names ending in -thorp, -thrup.

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