Dictionary: THO – THRD


• THOB
vb. to throb …1917 Amer. dial.

• THOCHTED
adj. anxious, concerned …1871 Sc.

• THOCK
vb. 1. to breathe heavily or pant with exertion …1850 Eng. dial.
vb. 2. to thwack, to beat, to flog …1863 Sc.

• THOFFER
adv./conj. therefore, because …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOKISH
adj. slothful, sluggish, idle, slow, dull …1682 Eng. dial. obs.

• THOKY
adj. slothful, sluggish …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.

• THOLE
n. a disposition, esp. a generous one; a free wish to give; liberality, generosity …1865 Eng. dial.
vb. 1. to wait, to stay, to hold out; to defer or deny oneself of a requirement …1691 Sc. & Eng. dial.
vb. 2. to spare willingly; to afford; to give or bestow cheerfully and ungrudgingly …1760 Eng. dial.
vb. 3. to bear, to suffer, to endure, to tolerate …1786 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
vb. 4. to allow, to permit, to admit of; to require, to stand in need of …1864 Sc. & Eng. dial.
vb. 5. to advantage, to benefit; to be to one’s gain …1898 Sc.

• THOLEABLE
adj. bearable, tolerable …1895 Sc. & Eng. dial.

• THOLELESS
adj. wanting energy; not adaptable, nearly useless …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOLEMOODY
adj. patient …1773 Sc.

• THOLER
n. a liberal giver …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOLESUM
adj. bearable, tolerable …1871 Sc.

• THOLTHAN
n. a half-ruined cottage …1889 Eng. dial.

• THOMAS
n. 1. the penis …18C Brit. sl.
n. 2. a toad …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
n. 3. a fool, a simpleton …1934 Sc.

• THOMSON’S MARE
n. Shank’s pony, walking on one’s one feet …1893 Sc.

• THONDER
adv. yonder …1876 Eng. dial.

• THONE
adj. damp, moist, wet; soft from dampness …1691 Eng. dial.

• THONG
vb. 1. to beat, to thrash …1746 N. Ireland & Eng. dial.
vb. 2. to fling or swing round the skirts or tail …1746 Eng. dial. obs.
vb. 3. to twine; to twist together …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THONGY
adj. oppressively hot, as between summer showers …1893 Eng. dial.

• THONISH
adj. damp, wettish …1740 Eng. dial.

• THONKY
adj. dank, misty, rainy …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THONNER
adv. yonder …1876 Ireland

• THONY
adj. damp, moist, soft …1691 Eng. dial.

• THOOMACKS
n. the pegs of a violin …1868 Sc.

• THOOTLE
vb. to endure; to wait …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOR
n. 1. durance, confinement …1802 Sc. obs.
n. 2. a thundering noise …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THORN
n. the penis …Bk1982 euphemism
vb. to eat heartily; to satisfy one’s appetite …1808 Sc. obs.

• THORN-BACK
n. an old maid …17C Brit. sl.

• THORNHOG
n. a hedgehog …1340 obs.

• THORN-IN-THE-FLESH
n. the penis …19C Brit. sl.

• THORN-PECKLED
adj. freckled …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THORN-SPECKLES
n. freckles …1885 Eng. dial.

• THORNY-PYETT
n. the magpie, Pica rustica …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOROUGH
adj. wise, sane …Bk1905 Sc. & N. Ireland

• THOROUGHBRED
n. a skilled prostitute …20C US prostitutes’ usage

• THOROUGH-CLEANING
n. a spring-cleaning …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOROUGHFARE
n. a waterway connecting two larger bodies of water; a channel …1699 Amer. dial.

• THOROUGH-GO
n. diarrhoea …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOROUGH-GONE
adj. thoroughly good or bad …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOROUGH-GO-NIMBLE
adj. thoroughly good or bad …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
n. 1. diarrhoea …1734 sl.
n. 2. small beer …1821 Sc.

• THOROUGHGOOD
adj. thoroughly good …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• THOROUGH-STITCH
adj. thoroughgoing; out-and-out …c1685 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
adv. right through to the end; thoroughly, completely, fully; usually in phrase, ‘to go thorough-stitch’, to perform something thoroughly, carry it out completely and effectually …1579 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
n. ? a stitch drawn right through the stuff; hence, figuratively, in reference to thoroughness of action …a1569 obs. rare

• THORS-MANTLE
n. the foxglove …1864 Eng. dial.

• THORTY
adj. thoughtless, half-witted, stupid …1895 Eng. dial.

• THOSE DAYS OF THE MONTH
n. the menses …Bk1982

• THOSE DIFFICULT DAYS
n. the menses …M20 US advertising usage

• THOSE THAT COME BEHIND
phr. posterity …c1600 obs.

• THOST
n. dung …1777 Eng. dial. obs.

• THOTTY
adj. thoughtful, considerate, kind …1982 Amer. dial.

• THOU
n. £1000 or $1000 …1869 sl.

• THOUGHT
n. 1. a small quantity of anything; a short distance; a short time …1824 Sc. & Eng. dial.
n. 2. a nicety …1898 Sc.
n. 3. care, grief, sorrow; a burden; a cause of trouble …1899 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
n. 4. one who is wise or careful beyond his years …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOUGHT-BONE
n. the merrythought of a bird …Bk1905 Sc.

• THOUGHTED
adj. thoughtful …1913 Amer. dial.

• THOUGHTIVE
adj. addicted to or engaged in thought; thoughtful …1654 obs.

• THOUGHT-RIFE
adj. having a ready memory …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOUGHT-SICK
adj. sick from thinking; sick with anxiety; uneasy with sad reflections; sad, sorrowful, melancholy …1598 obs.

• THOUGHTSOME
adj. addicted to thought, thoughtful; having the faculty of thought, mental, spiritual …1611 obs. rare

• THOUGHT-SURE
adj. clear or sure in point of recollection …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOUGHTY
adj. 1. thoughtful, given to reflection; attentive; intelligent …1823 Sc.
adj. 2. considerate, kind …1941 Amer. dial.
adj. 3. ingenious …1968 Amer. dial.

• THOU NEVER SAYS!
int. an exclamation of surprise …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THOUSAND-LEGGED WORM
n. a millipede or a centipede …1850 Amer. dial.

• THOUSAND-LEGGER
n. a millipede or a centipede …1918 Amer. dial.

• THOUSAND-LEGS
n. a millipede or a centipede …1807 Eng. & Amer. dial.

• THOUSAND-MILER
n. a dark shirt that does not show the dirt …1929 nautical sl.

• THOUSAND PITIES
n. the human breasts …19C Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘titties’

• THOUSANDS
adv. extremely …1926 Amer. dial.

• THOUSAND-TAES
n. the centipede …Bk1905 Sc.

• THOUT
n. a sob …1768 Sc.
vb. to sob …1790 Sc.

• THOW
n. perspiration; a profuse sweat …1838 Sc.

• THOW-HOLE
n. the south; so called because a south wind generally accompanies a thaw …1824 Sc.

• THOWLESS
adj. wanting in energy, inactive, weak, spiritless, lazy; useless; insipid …1785 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.

• THOWLESSNESS
n. want of energy, sluggishness …1885 Sc.

• THOWLIE
adj. listless, sluggish …1791 Sc. obs.

• THRACK
vb. to pack full; to stow with care …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRAG
vb. to throng, to crowd …1809 Eng. dial.

• THRAIN
n. constant repetition …Bk1905 Sc.
vb. to harp constantly on one subject …1864 Sc.

• THRAIP-KNOT
n. an assertion made without any foundation, with the object of finding out the truth of what is suspected or to prevent the doing of a thing dreaded …Bk1905 Sc.

• THRAIVELESS
adj. useless, bootless; of a person: careless; disinclined to do anything; silly; silly-looking …1892 N. Ireland & Eng. dial.

• THRALL
n. oppression; restraint; trouble, worry …1829 Sc. & Eng. dial.
vb. to oppress …1773 Sc.

• THRALLAGE
n. bondage; pecuniary difficulty; perplexity …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRALLING
n. a wall which formed a barrier …1846 Eng. dial. obs.

• THRAM
vb. to thrive …1768 Eng. obs.

• THRAMLE
vb. to wind; to reel …1804 Sc. obs.

• THRANG
adj. 1. busy; occupied; absorbed in work, etc.; of work: pressing …1788 Sc. & Eng. dial.
adj. 2. crowded; pressed for space; numerous, thick …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
adj. 3. intimate, familiar, friendly; esp. used in a bad sense …1819 Sc. & Eng. dial.
adv. busily; overpoweringly …1786 Sc.
n. business; pressure of work; a busy time; bustle; confusion; the state of being busy …1737 Sc. & Eng. dial.
vb. to be busy; to trouble oneself …1885 Eng. dial.

• THRANG AS THROP’S WIFE WHEN SHE HANGED HERSELF IN HER GARTER
adj. used of a very busy person, esp. one busied over trifles …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRANG AS THROP’S WIFE WHEN SHE HANGED HERSELF WITH THE DISH-CLOUT
adj. used of a very busy person, esp. one busied over trifles …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRANGED
adj. crowded …1845 Sc. & Eng. dial.

• THRANGERIE
n. a bustle; a busy time …1823 Sc. obs.

• THRANGETTY
n. the state of being busy …1873 Sc.

• THRANGITY
n. the state of being busy …1873 Sc.

• THRAP
n. 1. a crowd …1851 Eng. dial.
n. 2. the windpipe; the throat …Bk1905 N. Ireland
vb. 1. to crowd …1814 Eng. dial.
vb. 2. to thrash around, to keep warm …1957 Amer. dial.

• THRAPE
n. a mark, a stripe …1901 Eng. dial.
vb. to kill small birds …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRAPPLE
n. the windpipe; the throat; the neck …1796 Sc. & Eng. dial.

• THRAPPLE-GIRTH
n. a collar or cravat …1787 Sc.

• THRAPSING
n. a thrashing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRAPT-FULL
adj. excessively crowded …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRASH
n. a party, esp. a lavish one …1957 sl.

• THRASH ONE’S JACKET
vb. to give one a beating …1687

• THRASH THE DAYLIGHTS OUT OF
vb. to beat severely …M18 sl.

• THRASH THE PANTS OFF
vb. to beat convincingly, to overwhelm …1930s sl.

• THRASONICAL
adj. given to bragging, boasting; exhibiting ostentation …1564

• THRASONIZE
vb. to boast, to brag …1619 obs.

• THRATCH
n. 1. a quarrel …1889 Eng. dial.
n. 2. the oppressed and violent respiration of one in the last agony …Bk1905 Sc. obs.
vb. 1. to gasp convulsively, as in the death-agony …1806 Sc. obs.
vb. 2. to quarrel …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRAVE
n. a considerable number or quantity; a crowd, a throng …1792 Sc. & Eng. dial.
vb. 1. to urge, to importune …1671 Eng. dial. obs.
vb. 2. to throng, to crowd …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• THRAW
adj. 1. stiff, stubborn; cross; reluctant or unwilling to do anything …1768 Sc. & Eng. dial.
adj. 2. of fortune: adverse …1768 Sc. obs.
adj. 3. awry …Bk1905 Ireland
vb. 1. to suffer pain …1805 Sc.
vb. 2. to make rapid growth, esp. used of young people …Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• THRAWART
adj. 1. of fate, etc.: adverse, unfavourable …1773 Sc.
adj. 2. perverse, stubborn, ill-tempered, peevish; unwilling, reluctant …1796 Sc.
adj. 3. twisted, crooked …1814 Sc.

• THRAWART-LIKE
adj. having the appearance of ill-temper or reluctance …1768 Sc.

• THRAW-GABBIT
adj. peevish …1882 Sc.

• THRAW IN THE ROPE
n. a snag, a hitch, a drawback; an unforeseen difficulty or obstacle in any undertaking …1933 Sc.

• THRAW-MULE
n. a perverse and obstinate person …Bk1905 N. Ireland

• THRAWL
vb. to argue hotly and loudly …1885 Eng. dial.

• THRAWN
adj. 1. twisted, distorted, misshapen; uneven; of the brow: knitted …1721 Sc.
adj. 2. perverse, obstinate; cross-grained; rebellious; morally wrong …1737 Sc.
adj. 3. of the weather: disagreeable, bitter …1897 Sc.
adv. angrily, crossly …1889 Sc.
n. a scolding, a chiding; a sharp reproof …Bk1905 Ireland obs.

• THRAWN-BODY
n. a cross person …1895 Sc.

• THRAWN-DAYS
n. a spoiled, petted child …1824 Sc.

• THRAW-NECKIT
adj. having the neck twisted by hanging …1898 Sc.

• THRAWN-FACED
adj.  having distorted features; surly-faced …1793 Sc.

• THRAWN-GABBIT
adj. 1. having a twisted or contorted mouth …1721 Sc.
adj. 2. peevish, ill-tempered, quarrelsome; contradictory …1897 Sc.

• THRAWN-HEADED
adj. perverse …1795 Sc.

• THRAWN IN THE NECK
adj. stiff-necked …1898 Sc.

• THRAWN-LIKE
adj. distorted …1893 Sc.

• THRAWNLY
adv. crossly …1899 Sc.

• THRAWN-MUGGENT
adj. perverse …Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• THRAWN-NATURED
adj. perverse …1823 Sc.

• THRAWNNESS
n. perverseness, obstinacy, contrariness …1890 Sc.

• THRAWN-RUMPLET
adj. twisted …1896 Sc.

• THRAWN-STICK
n. a queer, obstinate person …1893 Sc.

• THRAW ONE’S GAB
vb. to grimace, to make a face, as an expression of discontent or annoyance ….1728 Sc.

• THRAW-SITTEN
adj. lazy, stupefied …Bk1905 Sc.


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