Examples of throe in a sentence
<collapsed in the throes of agony>
<that third-world country is caught up in the throes of a democratic revolution>
Origin and Etymology of throe
Middle English thrawe, throwe, from Old English thrawu, thrēa threat, pang; akin to Old High German drawa threat
First Known Use: 13th century
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