1. [mid-18C+] the guts, the intestines, the stomach; thus double tripe n.1
2. in fig. use, the essence, ‘the guts’; thus one’s body, oneself.
1. [late 19C+] an unpleasant or contemptible person.
2. [20C+] (Aus./N.Z.) a dog, esp. a sheepdog.
3. [1900s-20s] a newspaper reporter or an informant.
[early 19C] the stomach.
[1900s] (Aus.) a newspaper.
[1980s+] (N.Z.) don’t get over-excited; don’t overdo things.
[1900s] to have someone at a disadvantage.
[17C–early 19C] a nickname for a fat person.