Thropple vs Thripple - What's the difference?

thropple | thripple |


As nouns the difference between thropple and thripple

is that thropple is larynx, windpipe while thripple is (uk|dialect) a ladder-like extension fitted to the front, rear, and sometimes sides of a haywagon or other towed agricultural trailer so as to increase its capacity.

As a verb thropple

is (obsolete) to throttle.

thropple

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • larynx, windpipe
  • *{{quote-book, year=1875, author=E. R. Billings, title=Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=In the sentiment of the following lines on "A pipe of Tobacco" by John Usher, all lovers of the plant will heartily join: "Let the toper regale in his tankard of ale, Or with alcohol moisten his thropple , Only give me I pray, a good pipe of soft clay, Nicely tapered, and thin in the stopple; And I shall puff, puff, let who will say enough, No luxury else I'm in lack o', No malice I hoard, 'gainst Queen, Prince, Duke or Lord, While I pull at my pipe of Tobacco. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1919, author=Frederic Moorman, title=More Tales of the Ridings, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="'He'll do nowt o' the sort,' I answered; 'and he wi' a hoast in his thropple like a badly cow. }}

    Verb

    (throppl)
  • (obsolete) to throttle
  • thripple

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, dialect) A ladder-like extension fitted to the front, rear, and sometimes sides of a haywagon or other towed agricultural trailer so as to increase its capacity.