Thraw
Thraw \Thraw\ (thr[add]), n. & v. See {Throse}. [Scot.] --Burns. [1913 Webster]

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  • thraw — /thraw, thrah/, v.t. 1. Brit. Dial. to throw. 2. Scot. a. to twist; distort. b. to oppose; thwart; vex. v.i. 3. Scot. to disagree; object. adj. 4. Scot. thrawn (def. 1). [(v.) Scots, N England dial. form of THROW (retaining in part earliest sense …   Universalium

  • thraw — I. verb Etymology: Middle English more at throw Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. chiefly Scottish to cause to twist or turn 2. chiefly Scottish cross, thwart intransitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thraw — North Country (Newcastle) Words to writhe, to twist, to turn …   English dialects glossary

  • thraw — I. ˈthrȯ verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English thrawen, from Old English thrāwan transitive verb 1. chiefly Scotland : to cause to twist or turn 2. chiefly Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead thraw — noun or dead throw Etymology: dead (V) Scotland : death throe * * * dead thraw The agony of death • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • deid-thraw — deidˈ thraw noun Death throe • • • Main Entry: ↑deid …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead-thraw — ( throw) Sc. ff. death throe …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead-thraw -throw — dead thraw ( throw) Sc. ff. death throe …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrawart — ˈthräwərt adjective Etymology: Middle English (Scots), alteration of Middle English fraward more at froward 1. chiefly Scotland : habitually disposed to opposition : stubborn, perverse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Douglas XB-43 — Jetmaster …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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