- to twist; distort.
- to oppose; thwart; vex.
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How to use thraw in a sentence
But I'm not the woman to see ye disappointed, and I think if ye'll try me, I'll thraw ye myself.'Ben Comee|M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
And what will ye do, if I carena to thraw the keys, or draw the bolts, or open the grate to sic a clamjamfrie?The Black Dwarf|Sir Walter Scott
So I spoke up and said the peasantry pronounced the word three, not thraw.Following the Equator, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
All wrought as the Earl of Huntly wrought in the death thraw.The Mystery of Mary Stuart|Andrew Lang
My opponent could not thraw me, as 'ee have seen, and I couldn't thraw 'im.Ande Trembath|Matthew Stanley Kemp