- Contradict. (Lincolnshire word).
Doan't you threapen me, young man.
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threapen — to blame, rebuke, reprove, or chide ; ab A. S. THREAPAN, THREAPIAN, of the same signification. To THREAP KINDNESS UPON ONE, is used in another sense. To THREAP is also to urge or press : it is no threaping ware ; i. e. ware so bad as to require… … A glossary of provincial and local words used in England
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