cross thwart

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Noun1.cross thwart - a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boatcross thwart - a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
crosspiece - a transverse brace
dinghy, dory, rowboat - a small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
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Michael Mifsud had a fourth minute shot parried by Hennessey before his premature departure and Dele Adebola saw an effort blocked while Wolves' early chances saw a driven Ward cross thwarted by Stephen Hughes and Andy Keogh fail to get enough power to trouble Andy Marshall.