See also: Thorp and þorp

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From Middle English thorp, throp, from Old English þorp, þrop (farm, village), from Proto-West Germanic *þorp, from Proto-Germanic *þurpą, *þrepą (village, farmstead, troop), from Proto-Indo-European *trab-, *treb- (dwelling, room). Doublet of dorf and dorp, and possibly also of troop and troupe.

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thorp (plural thorps)

  1. (archaic, now chiefly in placenames) A group of houses standing together in the country; a hamlet; a village.

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Inherited from Old English þorp.

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  • IPA(key): /θɔrp/, /θrɔp/, /θrɔːp/

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thorp (plural thorpes)

  1. A small village or settlement.

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  • English: thorp

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From Proto-West Germanic *þorp.

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thorp n

  1. village

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  • “thorp”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2012

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From Proto-West Germanic *þorp.

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thorp n

  1. village

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