Wried
Wry Wry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wrying}.] [OE. wrien. See {Wry}, a.] To twist; to distort; to writhe; to wrest; to vex. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

Guests by hundreds, not one caring If the dear host's neck were wried. --R. Browning. [1913 Webster]


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