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thrawn

 (thrôn)
adj. Chiefly Scots
1. Crooked or twisted; misshapen.
2. Perverse; contrary.

[Scots, past participle of thraw, to twist, wrench, from Middle English thrauen, from Old English thrāwan; see throw.]

thrawn′ly adv.
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thrawn

(θrɔːn)
adj
1. crooked or twisted
2. stubborn; perverse
[Northern English dialect, variant of thrown, from Old English thrāwan to twist about, throw]
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thrawn

(θrɔn, θrɑn)

adj. Scot.
1. twisted; crooked; distorted.
2. contrary; peevish; perverse.
[1400–50; late Middle English; N and Scots form of thrown]
thrawn′ly, adv.
thrawn′ness, n.
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