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thwaite

noun \ˈthwāt\

Definition of thwaite

plural

-s

dialectal

  1. :  a piece of land used as a meadow, field, or pasture; specifically :  forestland cleared and converted to tillage

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Origin and Etymology of thwaite

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse thveit parcel of land; akin to Old English thwītan to cut, cut off — more at whittle


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thwaite

variants: or

thwaite shad

Definition of thwaite

  1. variant of twaite

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