from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The throat, especially the windpipe or gullet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Windpipe; throttle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as thropple.
Do the folk think I hae another thrapple in my pouch after John
Big talk from a thrapple I could wring one-handed?
The strap o 'the bushbie was roond his thrapple, an' was juist aboot stranglin 'him, when I cut it wi' the ham knife.
"Ye turnip-faced spalpeen, oi'll cut yer dirty thrapple wid my gully knife."
The Reverend Andrew Geddes was somewhat stricken in years; his beard was white as snow, his thrapple loose below his chin, and the flesh had ebbed from his bones, but his mind was as alert as ever, and his goodness stood manifest in his face.
"I'll tear the thrapple oot o 'you, you dirty swine!" he squealed, as he tugged at Black Jock's throat.
"There's a hidie-hole I ken, but little good it'll dae ye when the hitch is on your thrapple."
With him was McNeilage, his mate, his face red and shining like a well-fed minister, and the drink to his thrapple.
Lord, eating Christian elements that but for His mercy choked them at the thrapple.
Rashleigh and I stared in silence at this unexpected intruder, who proceeded to exhort us alternately: --- ` ` Do you, Maister Francis, opine that ye will re-establish your father's credit by cutting your kinsman's thrapple, or getting your ain sneckit instead thereof in the College-yards of Glasgow?
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