Larynx vs Thropple - What's the difference?

larynx | thropple |


As nouns the difference between larynx and thropple

is that larynx is an organ of the neck of mammals involved in breath control, protection of the trachea and sound production, housing the vocal cords, and that is situated at the point where the upper tract splits into the trachea and the oesophagus/esophagus while thropple is larynx, windpipe.

As a verb thropple is

(obsolete) to throttle.

larynx

English

(wikipedia larynx)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • An organ of the neck of mammals involved in breath control, protection of the trachea and sound production, housing the vocal cords, and that is situated at the point where the upper tract splits into the trachea and the oesophagus/esophagus.
  • Synonyms

    * voice box (informal)

    Derived terms

    * laryngal * laryngeal * laryngeal cancer * laryngectomy * laryngitis * laryngological * laryngologist * laryngology

    See also

    * pharynx * (wikipedia "larynx") * (commonslite) ----

    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