from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The throttle or windpipe.
  • To throttle; strangle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. The windpipe.
  • transitive verb Prov. Eng. To throttle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete larynx, windpipe
  • verb obsolete to throttle


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  • thrapple

    December 16, 2010

  • Deceit is but awkwardly wrung

    From mouths still trusting and young.

    It stings like graupel,

    Stops up the thropple,

    And totally tangles the tongue.

    April 20, 2014