|1.||a declaration of the intention to inflict harm, pain, or misery|
|2.||an indication of imminent harm, danger, or pain|
|3.||a person or thing that is regarded as dangerous or likely to inflict pain or misery|
|4.||an archaic word for threaten|
|[Old English; related to Old Norse thraut, Middle Low German drōt]|
see triple threat.