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 1. chiefly Scottish twist, turn 2. chiefly Scottish to be in disagreement II. noun Date: 1513 1. chiefly Scottish twist, turn 2. chiefly Scottish ill humor

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  • Thraw — (thr[add]), n. & v. See {Throse}. [Scot.] Burns. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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

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