thro'

thro'

(θruː) or

thro

prep, adv
informal or poetic variant spellings of through
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thro'

(θruː)
short for through.
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References in classic literature ?
Thou askest me that -- and thus I answer thee -- Thus on my bended knee I answer thee.(kneeling.) Sweet Lalage, I love thee -- love thee -- love thee; Thro' good and ill -- thro' weal and wo I love thee.
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.
When Sir William push'd the German, Dieskau, thro' the defiles at the foot of the Hori--"
Then she is 'on the mend,' she may 'thole thro'' if they take great care of her, 'which we will be forward to do.' The fourth child dies when but a few weeks old, and the next at two years.
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.
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.
CYPRUS Planet (0871 871 2234) offers seven nights' B&B at luxury Four Seasons in Limassol from pounds 799 thro' Jan/Feb, incl flights.
For thro' the silver showers of May And thro' the summer's heavy heat, In vain I sought his golden head And light, fast-flying feet.