Definition of Thraws
1. thraw [v] - See also: thraw
Lexicographical Neighbors of Thraws
Literary usage of Thraws
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."