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plural -s
: a piece of land used as a meadow, field, or pasture
specifically : forestland cleared and converted to tillage


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variants or thwaite shad

variant of twaite

Word History



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

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“Thwaite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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