thro'

thro'

(θruː) or

thro

prep, adv
informal or poetic variant spellings of through

thro'

(θruː)
short for through.
References in classic literature ?
Whilst others fight to win the prize, and sail thro' BLOOD-
It was now perfectly dark, not a single star was there to direct my steps, and I know not what might have befallen me had I not at length discerned thro' the solemn Gloom that surrounded me a distant light, which as I approached it, I discovered to be the chearfull Blaze of your fire.
Sweet Lalage, I love thee -- love thee -- love thee; Thro' good and ill -- thro' weal and wo I love thee.
When Sir William push'd the German, Dieskau, thro' the defiles at the foot of the Hori--"
HUNGER MARCHERS FROM ALL PARTS THRO' FOG AND FROST A great army of unemployed invaded London today.
Thro' life's long day and death's dark night, O gentle Jesus, be our light.
ROYWOOLMANS: Games flag ceremony thro' crowds so moving.
Benjamin Hulett (a late replacement for laryngitis-hit Robert Murray) was an impressive tenor - his We called thro' the darkness was both strongly declaimed and elegantly phrased.
Travelled West to Chippenham, still no sign of them, then back thro' Gloucester/Northampton/ Nottingham still none of the eyesores until Yorkshire, then carpets of them in Northumberland and Durham.
And how we danced to rock 'n' roll, Pumped joy thro' life with beat.
BY ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON) Flash'd all their sabres bare, Flash'd as they turned in air Sabring the gunners there, Charging an army while All the world wonder'd: Plunged in the battery-smoke Right thro' the line they broke; Cossack and Russian Reel'd from the sabre-stroke Shatter'd and sunder'd.
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