I gave him one in the basket that made the tripes fly to heaven like Roman candles.
tripes and bowels of all the devils, cries Panurge, what do you tell me?
As true as that I have perforated with my sword yonder scoundrel's tripes.
What do you know that wasn't ever in Cork itself about tripes.
Tim's tone of authority, and the character he had got for learning, silenced every doubt, and all laid siege to the tripes again.
You've heart me say how much I livet among the tripes before t'e war, and Dus was t'en wit' me.
I give her twenty livres pension, on condition that Piaillon shall have tripes.'
They had abundance of tripes, as you have heard, and they were so delicious, that everyone licked his fingers.
I would willingly wash the tripes of the calf which I apparelled this morning.
I am at your commandment, body and goods, tripes and bowels.
c.1300, from Old French tripe "entrails used as food" (13c.), of unknown origin, perhaps via Spanish tripa from Arabic therb "suet" (but also said to mean "fold of a piece of cloth"). Applied contemptuously to persons (1590s), then to anything considered worthless, foolish, or offensive (1892).
An arrest; a prison sentence; fall
[1920s+ Underworld; fr trip, ''stumble, fall'']