To call; to name.
To maintain obstinately against denial or contradiction; also, to contend or argue against (another) with obstinacy; to chide; as, he threaped me down that it was so.
To beat, or thrash.
To cozen, or cheat.
To contend obstinately; to be pertinacious.
An obstinate decision or determination; a pertinacious affirmation.