verb (used with object)
- to twist; distort.
- to oppose; thwart; vex.
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for thraw
My opponent could not thraw me, as 'ee have seen, and I couldn't thraw 'im.Ande Trembath|Matthew Stanley Kemp
That corpses might begin to “thraw,” if carelessly watched, was a prevalent superstition.A Collection of Ballads|Andrew Lang
Between three and thirteen, thraw the woodie when it's green.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
So I spoke up and said the peasantry pronounced the word three, not thraw.Following the Equator, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Sit down an thraw aff your dirty claes, an tell us what ye hae seen the night.