a throng; crowd


to throng; crowd


crowded; busy
engaged or occupied; busy

Word Origin for thrang

Scot variant of throng
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Examples from the Web for thrang

Historical Examples of thrang

  • Nay, Bessie, I's been thrang as Throp wife, cleaning and tittivating.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • He said Mrs. Linton was ‘thrang,’ and the master was not in.

    Wuthering Heights

    Emily Bronte

  • Mebbe they're thrang wi' their beasts and have no time to look after t' yowes.

  • "Thrang as Throp's wife" was everywhere a household phrase, but that was all.

  • It was a busy and picturesque scene, and the Thrang Bridge was well named.