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thrapple

/ˈθræpəl/
noun
1.
the throat or windpipe
verb
2.
to throttle
Word Origin
C18: a variant of earlier thropple, of uncertain origin
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  • The minnit he seen the man inside in the kitchen, he stuck in his thrapple at wanst.

  • 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

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