Definition of Thelves
1. thelf [n] - See also: thelf
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thelves
Literary usage of Thelves
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1830)
"... -thelves. ACC ., rT Mr. URBAN, British Museum, I AM induced to trouble yon with a few lines in illustration of the Seal of Evesham Abbey, in consequence ..."
2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... youth I respect my counsel, and suspend The sudden vengeance which you now intend. The chiefs of thelves, the rulers of the state, ID full assembly, ..."
3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1840)
"The lines, thelves, or terrace* (for each of these names is locally appropriate) must not be confounded with the more ordinary occurrences of short ..."