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archaic spellings of through.
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How to use thro in a sentence
So fire a few shots thro' my clothes, here and there, To make it appear 'twas a desp'rate affair.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
He was at first but a common Soldier, and has gone thro all the Degrees of Preferment.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume II|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
No, sonny, religun's fur everybody an' ye kan't thro preachin' bricks ye don't hit somebody.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field
A small Branch of the Leck passes thro' it, and supplies it with plenty of Water.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume I|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
Great sickness has prevailed thro' the fall in the mines, there being buried from Hangtown alone about 13 a day.Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51|E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
British Dictionary definitions for thro
/ (θruː) /
informal, or poetic variant spellings of through
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