Windpipe vs Thropple - What's the difference?

windpipe | thropple |

As nouns the difference between windpipe and thropple

is that windpipe is the trachea while thropple is larynx, windpipe.

As a verb thropple is

(obsolete) to throttle.




(en noun)
  • The trachea.
  • Any duct for air or other gas.
  • (rare) A section of road or bridleway which has a reputation for having strong crosswinds or localized wind swirls.
  • (rare, British, slang) The anus.
  • See also

    * esophagus * gullet * weasand * throat




    (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. }}


  • (obsolete) to throttle