Definition of Thraws

1. thraw [v] - See also: thraw



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thraws

thrashy
thrasonic
thrasonical
thrasonically
thrave
thraves
thraw
thraward
thrawart
thrawed
thrawing
thrawl
thrawls
thrawn
thrawnly
thraws (current term)
thread
thread-fish
thread blight
thread count
thread counts
thread maker
thread mode
thread necromancy
thread pool
thread pool pattern
thread pool patterns
thread pools
thread snake
thread the needle

Literary usage of Thraws

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1. The Games & Diversions of Argyleshire by Robert Craig Maclagan (1901)
"Where the players do not use Gaelic, the formula is by the challenger " Heads or thraws," the answer being " Heads " if the other player guesses the two ..."

2. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"Death-thraws, or Dead-thraws, s. pi. the death-throes or last agony. Decoy, a pond with pipes or channels running from it which are furnished with nets for ..."

3. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1897)
"246. 10; (2) to thwart:' the German chief to thraw, man,' i. 248. 4; 'did his measures thraw,' Hi. 14; ' a mortal sin to thraw that,' ii. 16. 8. thraws ..."

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