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thraw

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verb \ˈthrä\

Definition of thraw

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly Scotland :  to cause to twist or turn

  3. 2 chiefly Scotland :  cross, thwart

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 chiefly Scotland :  twist, turn

  6. 2 chiefly Scotland :  to be in disagreement

Origin and Etymology of thraw

Middle English — more at throw


First Known Use: before 12th century


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thraw

noun

Definition of thraw

  1. 1 chiefly Scotland :  twist, turn

  2. 2 chiefly Scotland :  ill humor

1513

First Known Use of thraw

1513


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