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thrawart

[ thrah-wert ]
/ ˈθrɑ wərt /
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adjective Scot.
obstinate or intractable.
twisted or crooked.
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Also thra·ward [thrah-werd]. /ˈθrɑ wərd/.

Origin of thrawart

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