thraw

thraw

[thraw, thrah]
verb (used with object)
1.
British Dialect. to throw.
2.
Scot.
a.
to twist; distort.
b.
to oppose; thwart; vex.
verb (used without object)
3.
Scot. to disagree; object.
adjective
4.
Scot. thrawn ( def 1 ).

Origin:
(v.) Scots, N England dialect form of throw (retaining in part earliest sense of the word); (adj.) apparently shortened from thrawn

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