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thrawart

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adjective thra·wart \ˈthrä-wərt\

Definition of thrawart

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  stubborn

  2. 2 Scottish :  crooked



Origin of thrawart

Middle English (Scots), alteration of Middle English fraward, froward froward


First Known Use: 15th century


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a timid, meek, or unassertive person

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