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thraw

verb \ ˈthrä \

Definition of thraw

thrawed; thrawing; thraws
1 chiefly Scotland : to cause to twist or turn
2 chiefly Scotland : cross, thwart
1 chiefly Scotland : twist, turn
2 chiefly Scotland : to be in disagreement

Origin and Etymology of thraw

Middle English — more at 1throw


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thraw

noun

Definition of thraw

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

First Known Use of thraw

1513

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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