adjective Etymology: Middle English (Scots) thrawin, from past participle of Middle English thrawen to twist Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish lacking in pleasing or attractive qualities: as a. perverse, recalcitrant b. crooked, misshapen • thrawnly adverb, chiefly Scottish

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