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thraw

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1thraw

verb \ˈthrä\

Definition of THRAW

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

Origin of THRAW

Middle English — more at throw
First Known Use: before 12th century

2thraw

noun

Definition of THRAW

1
chiefly Scottish :  twist, turn
2
chiefly Scottish :  ill humor

First Known Use of THRAW

1513

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