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threap

/θriːp/
verb (transitive) (Scot & Northern English, dialect)
1.
to scold
2.
to contradict
Derived Forms
threaper, threeper, noun
Word Origin
Old English thrēapian to blame; related to Old Frisian thrūwa, Old High German threwen, Old Norse threa

threep

/θriːp/
verb
1.
a variant spelling of threap
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