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larruping


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Larrup  \Lar"rup\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Larruped};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Larruping}.]  [Perh,  a  corrupt.  of  lee  rope,  used  by 
  sailors  in  beating  the  boys;  but  cf  D.  larpen  to  thresh, 
  larp  a  whip,  blow.] 
  To  beat  or  flog  soundly.  [Prov.  Eng.  &  Colloq.  U.S.]  --Forby. 




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