Thraward

thrawart

[thrah-wert]
adjective Scot.
1.
obstinate or intractable.
2.
twisted or crooked.
Also, thraward [thrah-werd] .


Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English (Scots), alteration of fraward, froward, perhaps under influence of thraw, thrawn

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