Definition of Thrown

1. Adjective. Caused to fall to the ground. "A ball player thrown for a loss"

Similar to: Down

2. Adjective. Twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread. "Thrown silk is raw silk that has been twisted and doubled into yarn"
Exact synonyms: Thrown And Twisted
Language type: Archaicism, Archaism
Similar to: Tangled

Definition of Thrown

1. Verb. (past participle of throw) ¹

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Definition of Thrown

1. throw [v] - See also: throw

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thrown

throwing away
throwing board
throwing down
throwing in the bark
throwing knife
throwing knives
throwing shapes
throwing signs
throwing stick
throwing up
throwing wheel
thrown (current term)
thrown and twisted
thrown away
thrown down
thrown up
throws away
throws down
throws up

Literary usage of Thrown

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"The adventures of Selkirk had been thrown into the air, in 1712, for literary hawks to devour * ; and De Foe may have catched a * The whole ftory of ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The left hand, formed into a scoop, is turned outward by the wrist at right angles to the forearm and the left arm, with .elbow bent, is thrown outward and ..."

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