Throwe Throwe, n. A turning lathe. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • Ythrowe — Y*throwe , obs. p. p. of Throw. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • throe — /throh/, n. 1. a violent spasm or pang; paroxysm. 2. a sharp attack of emotion. 3. throes, a. any violent convulsion or struggle: the throes of battle. b. the agony of death. c. the pains of childbirth. [1150 1200; ME throwe, alter. of thrawe ( o …   Universalium

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