verb (used with object)
British Dialect. to throw.
- to twist; distort.
- to oppose; thwart; vex.
verb (used without object)
Scot. to disagree; object.
Scot. thrawn(def 1).
Origin of thraw
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Examples from the Web for thrawing
Historical Examples of thrawing
First, by thrawing of his head with a rope, whereat he would confess nothing.
First, by thrawing of his head with a rope, whereat he would confesse nothing.Witchcraft and Devil Lore in the Channel Islands
John Linwood Pitts