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Th sfxSuffix-forming nouns, such as strength, breadth, wealth, width etc. 2. with numbers, such as five - fifth.
Thack nThe roof of a house or building made of thack, theck or thatch.
Thack vbTo put or cover a roof with thatch. 2. to thatch.
Thack vbTo clap with the open hand or like. 2. to pat, slap, hit lightly with the hand. 3. to beat, flog, shower with with blows.
Thacked adjThatched.
Thacking nThe action of covering or thatching a roof.
Thackster nA female thatcher.
Thackless adjWithout thatching or a covering of thack.
Thae prnThat.
Thames nThe river Thames; The Thames.
Than conjA particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case.
Thane nSee "Thegn" a servant, minster, attendant, often applied to Christ's disciples. 2. a military attendant, follower, retainer, soldier. 3. a warrior, brave man.
Thanedom nThe domain and jurisdiction of a thane.
Thanehood nThe condition or rank of a thane; thegnhood.
Thaneland nLand held by a thane, usu. through military service.
Thane-right nLegal rights and privelege of a thane.
Thaneship nOffice or position of a thane.
Thanks nAn acknowledgment of appreciation. 2. with the help of or owing to.

3. an expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment expressive of a sense of favor or kindness received; obligation, claim, or desert, or gratitude; -- now generally used in the plural.

Thankful adjFeeling or showing gratitude; a grateful. 2. obtaining or deserving thanks; thankworthy. 2. impressed with a sense of kindness received, and ready to

acknowledge it.

Thankfully advIn a thankful and grateful manner or way. 2. in showing thanks for kindness received.
Thankfulness nThe quality or condition of being thankful. 2. gratefulness, gratitude, gratification, satisfaction.
Thanking nThe action or action of giving thanks; an expression of gratitude.
Thankless adjNot moved or expressing thanks or gratitude; unthankful, ungrateful. 2. also fig. of thinks making no return or unresponsive. 3. not feeling or showing gratitude; ungrateful, unthankful. 4. not likely to be rewarded; unappreciated, ungratifying. 5. not acknowledging favors; not expressing thankfulness; unthankful; ungrateful. 4. Not obtaining or deserving thanks; unacceptable; as, a thankless task.
Thanklessly advIn a thankless manner, without thanks, unthankfulnessly.
Thanklewe adjDeserving of thanks, thankworthy or grateful, agreeable.
Thanksgiving nThe giving of thanks; the expression of thanks, the act of giving thanks. 2. thanks to God.
Thankworthy adjWorthy of thanks; deserving gratitude or credit.
Thankworthness nThe quality or condition of being thankworthy.
Tharf nNeed, necessity.
Tharf vbTo beunder a necessity or obligation to do something. 2.imperative: "it is needful."
Tharf adjUnleavening of bread, lumpish, heavy. 2. slow, reluctant, unwilling, diffident.
Tharfish adjSomewhat or inclined to be slow, unwilling, diffident. 2. lumpish, heavy.
Tharfly advIn a tharfish or tharfly manner.
Tharfing nUnleavened bread or loaf.
Tharm nAn intestine. 2. chiefly in the plural: bowels, viscera, entrails. 2. an intestine cleansed and prepared for catgut, etc. 3. fiddlestrings.
That prnAs a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a

demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true.

That adj As an adjective, that has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun. That was formerly sometimes used with the force of the article the, especially in the phrases that one, that other.
That prnAs a relative pronoun, that is equivalent to who or which, serving to point out, and make definite, a person or thing spoken of, or alluded to, before, and may be either singular or plural.
That conjAs a conjunction, that retains much of its force as a demonstrative pronoun: to introduce a clause employed as the object of the preceding verb, or as the subject or predicate nominative of a verb. 2. to introduce, a reason or cause; -- equivalent to for that, in that, for the reason that, because.to introduce a purpose; -- usually followed by may, or might, and frequently preceded by so, in order, to the end, etc. 3. to introduce a consequence, result, or effect; -- usually preceded by so or such, sometimes by that. 4. to introduce a clause denoting time; -- equivalent to in which time, at which time, when. 5. in an elliptical sentence to introduce a dependent

sentence expressing a wish, or a cause of surprise, indignation, or the like.

That advTo such a degree; so; as, he was that frightened he could say nothing.All that, everything of that kind; all that sort.
That-a-way advIn that direction, in that manner, like that.
Thatch nThe roof of a house or building made of thack or thatch. 2. the thatched material used for making roofs etc.
Thatch vbTo put or cover a roof with thatch. 2. to thatch, theck.
Thatness nThe quality or condition of existing or being "that" existing as a definite thing.
Thaw nThe act or process of thawing. 2. the act or fact of becoming less formal, reserved, or aloof. 3. a reduction or easing in tension or hostility. 4. (in winter or in areas where freezing weather is the norm) weather warm enough to melt ice and snow. 5. a period of such weather: such as a two-week thaw in winter.
Thaw vbTo pass or change from a frozen to a liquid or semiliquid state; melt. 3. to be freed from the physical effect of frost or extreme cold -sometimes followed by out: as in, sit by the fire and thaw out. 4. of the weather: to become warm enough to melt ice and snow. 5. to become less formal, aloof or reserved: to thaw at someone kindness. 6. to become less hostile, tense or nervous. 7. to cause to change from a frozen to a liquid or semiliquid state; melt. 8. to free from the physical effect of frost or extreme cold; bring to a more normal temperature, especially to room temperature. 9. to make less cold, formal, or reserved. 10. to make less tense or hostile.
Thawing nThe state or condition of melting of ice.
Thawless adjThat does not thaw; that never thaws.
Thawy adjCharacterised by thaw; of or pertaining to a thaw.
The dfaA word placed before nouns to limit or individualize their meaning. Nb: When placed before adjectives and participles, it converts them into abstract nouns; as, the sublime and the beautiful. The is used regularly before many proper names, as of rivers, oceans, ships, etc.; as, the Nile, the Atlantic, the Great Eastern, the West Indies, The Hague. The with an epithet or ordinal number often follows a proper name; as, Alexander the Great; Napoleon the Third. The may be employed to individualize a particular kind or species; as, the grasshopper shall be a burden.
Theal nA floor, a board, deal.
Thede nA people, race, nation. 2. the nations: the gentiles (biblical). 3. a district occupied by a people; a country.
Thede-folk nPeople of a country; nation.
Thee nSuccess, prosperity, thriving.
Thee nEvil speed; bad luck.
Thee vbTo grow, thrive, prosper, to cause to prosper.
Theedom nThriving, prosperity. 2. ill-theedom: bad luck, used as a maledictory phrases.
Theft nThe act of taking something from someone unlawfully. 2.the act of stealing; specifically, the felonious taking and removing of personal property, with an intent to deprive the rightful owner of the same; larceny. 3. the thing stolen. 4. appropriation, burglary, embezzlement, filch, filching, grab, heist, hijacking, lifting, pilferage, pilfering, pinch, pinching, purloining, rip-off, robbery, robbing, steal, shoplifting, snitching, stealage, stealing, swiping, taking, taking away, thievery, thieving.
Theftdom nThe domain of thieves and thievery.
Theftful adjThieving, stealthfully, slyly.
Theftfully advActing or behaving in theftful manner.
Theftless adjNot liable to be stolen.
Thegn nSame as a thane: a feudal lord or baron. 2. a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land) 3. dignitary under the Anglo-Saxons and Danes in England. Of these there were two orders, the king's thanes, who attended the kings in their courts and held lands immediately of them, and the ordinary thanes, who were lords of manors and who had particular jurisdiction within their limits. After the Conquest, this title was disused, and baron took its place. Note: Among the ancient Scots, thane was a title of honor, which seems gradually to have declined in its significance.
Thegn-born adjOf noble or gentile birth.
Thegndom nA position or rank of a thegn. 2. thegns collectively.
Thegnhood nThe state or condition of being a thegn: one engaged in a king's or queen's service; thanehood.
Thegnly advPertaining to or belonging to a thegn.
Thegnship nThe domain or realm of a thegn or thegns.
Thellich prnOf this or such, kind, such-life, such.
Thellich adjThing or things: of this; that, orsuch kind, such.
Then advAlso conj,adj, n.
Then-a-days advIn those days, at that past time or epoch.
Thenne advThence.
Then-to'foreadvBefore then, before that time, there to fore.
Theodisc nThede.
Theofen vbTo howl, to howl at.
Theow nThew, a slave, bondman, thrall.
Theow vbTo be a serf, or servant, to serve, minster.
Theowdom nThe state of slavery, bondage, thraldom.
Theowful adjFull of or characterised by good qualities, good virtue, moral.
Theowfullness nState or quality of being good, virtuous, moral. 2. characterised by vigour, energy, robustness.
Theowish adjServile, slavish, bondbound.
Theowlike adjServile, slavish, base.
Theowten vbTo serve, minister, officiate.
There advIn or at that place; there, at that place, in that location, here. 2. in that matter; there, in that respect, on that point. 3. to or toward that place; away from the speaker; thither. 4. a location other than here; that place. 5. in or at that place. 6. In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place; as, he did not stop there, but continued his speech. 7. To or into that place; thither.
There phr"Here and there" -in one place and another.
Thereabout advAbout or somewhere near a specific time or day. 2. about a state number, stated number, quantity, size, space of time, etc.; very nearly so; approximately so. 3. about, concerning or with reference to that matter or business.
Thereabouts advNear that time or date. 2. near that place. 3. near that number, degree, or quantity; nearly; as, ten men, or thereabouts; concerning that; about that.
Thereabove advUp there, up yonder, in heaven; heaven.
Thereafter nHeaven; paradise.
Thereafter advAfter that time; afterwards.
There-afterwards advDuring a time thereafter.
There-against advAgainst, in opposition to. 2. as a set-off; thereto, contrawise; or the other side. 3. in pressure or impact against.
There-amongst advAmong that, those or them.
There-anent advAbout, concerning, or in reference to that matter; relating to.
Thereas advIn that place, in which, where.
Thereat advAt that place; meeting etc; mentioned there. 2. to express as an attachment or thing. 3. at or in connexion with a thing or process on what action is brought to be.
Thereaway advOf motion: thither or in that direction. 2. of situation: away in that direction or region; in those parts; thereabouts. 3. sometimes about that number.
Thereby advBy that means or because of that. 2. by that, by that means. 3. in consequence of that.
Therefor advIn formal usage, especially legal usage) for that or for it; "ordering goods and enclosing payment therefor"; "a refund therefor" 2. for that, or this; for it.
Therefore advUsed to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; so cannot be, hence, thence, thus, so. 2. as a consequence; for that or this reason, referring to something previously stated; for that. 3. according to circum-stances, accordingly, after all, all things considered, and so, as it is, as matters stand, because of that, because of this, ceteris paribus, for that, hence, hereat, it follows that, on that account, on that ground, on the whole, that being so, then, thence, thereat, therefor, therefrom, thereupon, this being so, thus, thusly, thuswise, whence, wherefore, wherefrom
Therein advIn or into that thing or place, in this, in that. 2. in that or this place, time or thing, in that particular or respect.
Thereness nThe condition or quality of being there. 2. existence in a defined place.
Therenigh advNear that place or thing; nearby.
Thereof advOf or concerning this or that. 2. from that circumstance or source. 3. of this or that.
Thereover advAbove that; in that position.
Thereunder advUnder that; under this or that.
Therk adjDim, dark, dulling.
Therkness nDarkness, state of dusk, dimming.
Thes advBecause of or on account of that, because. 2. from that time, after that, from the time that, after. 3. in the way that, according as, as to that extent.
These adjThe plural of this. See This.
The Starer nThe owl.
Thester nDarkness, (lit & fig.)
Thester vbTo become dark, grow dark, make dark, darken, dim.
Thesterful adjFull of darkness, very dark; thestri.
Thesterly advDarkly, dimly.
Thesterness nDarkness, the tenebrum, tenabrae.
Thew nThew, a slave, bondman, thrall.
Thew vbTo be a serf, or servant, to serve, minster.
Thew vbTo instruct in morals and manners. 2. to instruct, discipline, train, chastise. 3.in compounds ill-thewed; well-thewed.
Thewdom nThe state of slavery, bondage, thraldom.
ThewedadjTrained, instructed in morals, manners (of a specific kind). 2. in compounds ill-thewed; well-thewed. 3. having good qualities or manners. 4. having thews or muscles of a specific kind.
Thewedly advIn a well-thewed way, virtuously
Thewful adjFull of or characterised by good qualities, good virtue, moral.
Thewfullness nState or quality of being good, virtuous, moral. 2. characterised by vigour, energy, robustness.
Thewish adjServile, slavish, bondbound.
Thewless nDestitute of morals or virtue, vicious, immoral. 2.without morals, inert, spiritless.
Thewlike adjServile, slavish, base.
Thewness nVirtue, vigour, robustness.
Thewten vbTo serve, minister, officiate.
Thewy adjHaving well-developed thews: muscular,brawny.
Thick adjNot thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions. 2. having component parts closely crowded together; compact; dense; crowded. 3. relatively dense in consistency. 4. spoken as if with a thick tongue; broguish. 5. having a short and so-lid form or stature; compact, heavyset, stocky, thickset. 6.hard to pass through be-cause of dense growth; dense. 7. of darkness: very intense, deep. 8.informally: assoc-iated on close terms. 9. informally: stupid blockheaded, boneheaded, duncical, duncish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thickheaded, thick-skulled, wooden-headed. 10.abound-ing; having a lot of.
Thick phr"Thick and thin."- as through thick and thin.
Thicket nA dense growth of bushes; brush, brushwood, coppice, copse. 2. a wood or a collection of trees, shrubs, etc., closely set.
Thickfold adjThickly together in great numbers, amassed, teeming, in crowds.
Thickness nThe dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width 2: indistinct articulation. 3: used of a line or mark; heaviness. 4. resistance to flow. 5. the quality or state of being thick (in any of the senses of the adjective).
Thick-sighted adjNot seeing clearly; of hazy, obscure or dim vision.
Thief n]One who steals; one who commits theft or larceny; robber; pilferer. Usage:a thief takes our property by stealth; a robber attacks us openly, and strips us by force
Thief-bird nThe Frigate bird because of the bird unlovely habits of stealing each other's food, nesting material and even eggs.
Thief-bote nCompensation or recompense paid by a thief.
Thiefdom nThe practice of theft, thievery, robbery. 2. realm or domain of thieves.
Thief-key nA skeleton key.
Thief-land nA name for Botany Bay, Australia. 2. the whole of the Australian Continent. 3. Thieveland.
Thief-like adjStealthly, underhand, of a manner thievish; by stealth, furtively.
Thief-wycke nA district or wick full of thieves. 2. Botany bay, Sydney.
Thieve vbTake by theft; snitched, hook, cop, knock off, glom. 2. to practice theft; to steal. 3. defraud, embezzle, extort, filch, hook, lift, make off with, nip, pilfer, pinch, poach, purloin, run away with, rustle, shoplift, snare, snatch, snitch, steal, swindle, swipe, take, walk off with
Thieve-friend nConsort or friend of thieves.
Thieving nThe act or action of stealing. 2. the practice of theft and stealing.
Thievish adj or Infected or frequented by thieves. 2. inclined to dishonesty. 3. pertaining orcharacteristic of thieves, furtive, stealthy.
Thievishness nThe quality or characteristic of thieving.
Thig vbTo take, receive, accept; esp. to take food; to consume by eating or drinking. 2. to receive by begging, cadging, as to to beg by alms: food, money etc. 3. to solicit gifts on special occasions esp. on setting up house; thigging. 4. to take, borrow. 5. to crave, request, ask ( a boon, favour, leave with a person).
Thigging nBegging, mendicancy, cadging.
Thigger nA beggar, mendicant, cadger. 2. one who through beggary, cadging, exacts contributions from others. 3. a licensed beggar.
Thigh nThe part of the leg between the hip and the knee. 2. the upper joint of the leg of a fowl; second joint. 3. the proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. 3. the coxa, or femur, of an insect.
Thigh bonen the femur.
Thightness nOE. pith. 2. closeness, nearness.
Thild nPatience, endurance, forbearance; see: "thole."
Thill nA pole or shaft by which a wagon, or cart or other vehicle is attached to an animal drawing it.
Thill-horse nShaft-horse.
Thimble nA small metal cap to protect the finger while sewing; can be used as a small container. 2. any thimble-shaped appendage or fixure; specifically: a tubular piece, generally a strut, through which a bolt or pin passes; fixed or movable ring, tube, or lining placed in a hole; a tubular cone for expanding a flue; -- called

ferrule in England. 3. (naut.) a ring of thin metal formed with a grooved circumference so as to fit within an eye-spice, or the like, and protect it from chafing. 4.(bushing): the operation of fitting bushes, or linings, into holes or places where wear is to be received, or friction diminished, as pivot holes, etc; a bush or lining; -- sometimes called a thimble.

Thimbleful adjA small quantity.
Thin adjHaving little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin covering. 2. rare; not dense or thick; applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood. 3. not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin. 4.not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness. 5. not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt. 6. wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full.

7. slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise. Nb: thin is used in the formation of compounds such as thin-faced, thin-lipped, thin-shelled.

Thin advNot thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.
Thin vbTo grow or become thin; used with some adverbs, as out, away, etc.; gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.
Thine prnA form of the possessive case of the pronoun thou, now superseded in common discourse by your, the possessive of you, but maintaining a place in solemn discourse, in poetry, sometimes in the language of the Society of Friends. 2. Nb In the old style, thine was commonly shortened to thi (thy) when used attributively before words beginning with a consonant; now, thy is used also before vowels. Thine is often used absolutely, the thing possessed being understood.
Thinness nRelatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width; tenuity, slenderness. 2. the property of having little body fat, leanness, thin-ness, sparseness. 3.the property of being very narrow or thin; fineness. 4. the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness, sparseness, spareness, spar-sity. 5. a consistency of low viscosity. 6. the quality or state of being thin (in any of the senses of the word). 7. airy nothing, attenuation, bodilessness, fewness, filminess, fineness, lack of depth, leanness, lifelessness,lightness,limpidity, lucidity, meanness, mildness, miserliness,mistiness, narrowness, parsimony, paucity, puniness, scrawniness, scrimpiness, shallow-wittedness, shallowness, sheerness, show-through, slightness, slim pickings, slimness, smallness, sparseness, tenuity, tenuous-ness, uncloudedness, unprofoundness, unprofundity, wishy-washiness, wispiness
Thinnish adjSomewhat thin.
Thing nAny special situation. 2. an action; as in "things of the heart" 3. an artifact; "how does this thing work?" 4. an event; as a funny thing happened. 5. a vaguely specified concern; matter, affair. 6. a statement regarded as an object; "to say the same thing in other words". 7. an entity that is not named specifically. 8. any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence. 9. a special objective.

10. a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion; "she has a thing about him" 12. a separate and self-contained entity. 13. whatever exists, or is conceived to exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate; any separable or distinguishable object of thought. 14. an inanimate object, in distinction from a living being; any lifeless material. 15. a transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed. 16. a portion or part; something. 17. diminutive or slighted object; any object viewed as merely existing; -- often used in pity or contempt. 18. pl. Clothes; furniture; appurtenances; luggage; Nb: formerly, the singular was sometimes used in a plural or collective sense. 19. whatever may be possessed or owned; a property; -- distinguished from person.

Thing nA meeting, assembly, esp. a judicial assembly; court or council. 2. a matter brought before a court of law or in legal process.
Thing vbTo plead a cause, intercede, supplicate, make intercession with.
Thing phr"To have a thing with" -- have an affair with.
Thing-day nA day on which the "thing" court was held.
Thinginess nThe quantity of being thingy. 2. reality, actuality, objectivity. 3. devotion to things, practical, or matter-of-fact character.
Thing-in-itself nKantian term for a noumenal or real something so far beyond human ken that it can never be known.
Thing-stead nThe place where the "thing" was held.
Thingy nA little thing.
Thingy adjHaving the nature or character of a thing; real, actual, objective, substantial. 2. consisting of separate, independent, or unconnected things. 3. devoting oneself to or concerned with actual things, practical, matter of fact.
Think vbTo employ any of the intellectual powers except that of simple perception through the senses; to exercise the higher intellectual faculties. 2. to call anything to mind; to remember. 3. to reflect upon any subject; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to consider; to deliberate. 4. to form an opinion by reasoning; to judge; to conclude; to believe; as, I think it will rain to-morrow 5. to purpose; to intend; to design; to mean. 6. to presume; to venture. 7. to expect; guess; cogitate; reflect; ponder; contemplate; meditate; muse; imagine; suppose; believe, expect, guess. Nb: to think, in a philosophical use as yet somewhat limited, designates the higher intellectual acts, the acts pre-eminently rational; to judge; to compare; to reason. 8. specifically: to call anything to mind; to remember; 9. to think much of, or to think well of, to hold in esteem; to esteem highly. 10. to expect; guess; cogitate; reflect; ponder; contemplate; meditate; muse; imagine; suppose; believe, expect, guess.
Thinking n"Comprehending all our collective energies. 2. the act of knowing or judging by means of concepts, 3. the reaction of the mind on the material supplied by external influences. 4. to think much of, or To think well of, to hold in esteem; to esteem highly.
Think-so nA mere opinion: 'how if all our faith, Christ and the Scriptures should be but a think-so.'
Third advIn the third place; thirdly.
Third nOne of three equal parts of a divisible whole; one-third, third, tierce. 2. following the second position in an ordering or series. 3. the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it. 4. the quotient of a unit divided by three; one of three equal parts into which anything is divided. 5. the sixtieth part of a second of time. 6. the third tone of the scale; the mediant. 7. the third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which, by some local laws, the widow is entitle to enjoy during her life.
Third adjComing next after the second and just before the fourth in position: tertiary. 2. next after the second; coming after two others. 3. constituting or being one of three equal parts into which anything is divided; as, the third part of a day.
Third-borough nAlso: thridborrow; thirdborough. 2. a head man of a frithborn or frank pledge: hence a conservation of peace. 3. a peace officer of a tithing; a petty constable of a township or manor.
Thirdel nA third part of anything. 2. a third deal; thirdendeal. 3. third of a ton.
Third-eye nThe pineal eye, hence the power of intuitive sight, occasionally gained by human.
Third hand nAn intermediary- the second removed from the original source.
Thirdly advIn the third place,
Thirdness nThe quality or state of belonging to a third category or of being a third element.
Thirdsman nA mediator, arbiter, intermediary.
Thirdsome adjBeing one of three, accompanied by two other.
Third-tongue nA backbite; a slander.
Third-way nUsed in a variety of context to designate a third possible ideology or solution to a problem.
Third World nThe underdeveloped and developing countries of Asia and Africa and Latin America collectively.
Thirl nThrill, trill. 2. a hole, bore, perforation, aperture. 3. an aperture or opening in a wall, a door, window in a house. 4. nostril. 5. sheep hole in a wall. 6. a small cavity or recess; a closet.
Thirl nVariant of thrall. 2. astriction (usu. on a particular mill) 3. the duty and liability of tenants. 4. thirlage, socken.
Thirl vbTo piece, run through with a sharp point or instrument. 2. to pierce, bore through sometimes with a weapon. 4. to make a hole by piercing or boring. 5. to fix with a nail or a like. 6. to penetrate; traverse. 7. to excavate, dig.
Thirl vbTo reduce to or hold in bondage or servitude, enslave. 2. to subject or bind to a condition. 3. to bind or astrict land to a servitude, esp. a mill (thirling-mill) and the grinding of corn. 4. to bind or oblige a person to give his work, services or custom to one particular party. 5. to mortgage.
Thirl-band nA bond of servitude.
Thirld adjPierced, perforated, penetrated. 2.bonded in servitude.
Thirldom nThralldom, servitude.
Thirlfolk nBonds people; those in some form of servitude.
Thirling nBringing into subject or bondage.
Thirling-mill nA mill to which certain lands are astricted in a thirlage.
Thirst adjNeeding moisture. 2. usually followed by `for' extremely desirous; athirst for knowledge; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"; athirst, hungry thirsty. 4. able to take in large quantities of moisture. 5. feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire. 6. deficient in moisture; dry; parched, ardent, arid, athirst, avaricious, avid,

bone-dry, consumed with desire, coveting, craving, droughty, dry, dry as dust, dusty, eager, greedy, high and dry, parched, ravenous, sandy, soaking, sorbent,thirsting, un-damped, unwatered, waterless

Thirstless adjLacking thirst; devoid of thirst.
Thirstlewe adjThirsty
Thirteen nBeing one or more than twelve. 2. the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve aand one , bakers dozen, long dozen.
Thirty adjBeing ten more than twenty: thirty, 30, xxx. 2. being three times ten; consisting of one more than twenty-nine; twenty and ten; as, the month of June consists

of thirty days. 3. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three. 4. a symbol expressing thirty, as 30, or XXX.

Thirty-fold adjThirty-times as many.
Thirtyish adjSomewhat around or about the number thirty.
This prnSee The, That, and cf. These, Those. As a demonstrative pronoun, this denotes something that is present or near in place or time, or something just mentioned, or that is just about to be mentioned.
This adj As an adjective, this has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun; as, this book; this way to town. Note: this may be used as opposed or correlative to that, and sometimes as opposed to other or to a second this. See "That" Note: This, like a, every, that, etc., may refer to a number, as of years, persons, etc., taken collectively or as a whole.
This prnThe plural of this. See These.
This-a-way advIn this manner or respect.
This-how advIn this way, manner; thissen.
This-like adjSuch, as this, like this.
Thiskin advOf this kind.
Thisness nThe quality of being this (what you or a thing this). 2. as distinct from anything or anybody else.
Thistle nAny of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves
Thistle-warp nThe goldfinch.
Thistly advOf the nature of a thistle
This-wayward advTowards this way; in this direction.
This-world nThe present world, present state or stage of existence, as distinguished from another esp. a future one. 2. pertaining to the world, modernity; mundaneness.
This-worldliness nPertaing to things of the present.
This-wordly advConcerned or being of this world or present state of existence.
Thither advTo or toward that place; away from the speaker there. 2. to that place; --opposed to hither. 3. to that point, end, or result; as, the argument tended thither. Usage: Thither, There. Thither properly denotes motion toward a place; there denotes rest in a place; as, I am going thither, and shall meet you there. But thither has now become obsolete, except in poetry, or a style purposely conformed to the past, and there is now used in both senses; as, I shall go there to-morrow; we shall go there together.
Thither phr"Hither and thither" - to this place and to that; one way and another.
Thither adjBeing on the farther side from the person speaking; farther; -- a correlative of hither; as, on the thither side of the water. 2. applied to time: On the thither side of, older than; of more years than.
Thither-to advUp to that time; until then.
Thitherward advTowards that place; in that direction.
Thode nA violent wind, a windwhirl
Thode vbTo strike.
Thoft nA rower's bench.
Thole nA pin or peg in the side of a boat against which in rowing the oar presses as the fulcrum of action. 2. a peg or pin generally. 3. handle or nib of a scythe, snathe. 4. a pin which fastens the shafts (thills) of a carriage or axle of a cart.
Thole nForbearance, endurance, suffering, tolerance, patience.
Thole vbTo be subjected or exposed to something evil. 2. to be afflicted with. 3. to have to bear, suffer, endure, undergo. 4.to endure without resistance or complaint. 5. to submit with patience, to bear with, put up with, tolerate. 6. to bear, withstand, put up with. 7. to bear, stand, admit of, be capable of, to have room for, to admit of impairments. 8. to allow, suffer, present. 9. to be patient, have patience, wait patiently.
Thole-bondadjBearing patiently. forbearing, submitting.
Thole-bondnessnPatience,submission, suffering, endurance, forbearance.
Thole-mood adjSubmissive, meek, patient.
Thole-moodly advPatiently, submissively,meekly.
Thole-moodness nStateorcondition of patience, submissiveness, meekness
Thorn nSomething that causes irritation and annoyance; irritant. 2. a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf; prickle, pricker, sticker, 3. a Germanic character of runic origin; the name of the Anglo-Saxon letter, capital form. It was used to represent both of the sounds of English th, as in thin, then. So called because it was the initial letter of thorn, a spine. 4. hard and sharp-pointed projection from a woody stem; usually, a branch so transformed; a spine. 2. any shrub or small tree which bears thorns; especially, any species of the genus Crataegus, as the hawthorn, whitethorn, cockspur thorn. 5. fig.: That which pricks or annoys as a thorn; anything troublesome; trouble; care.
Thorn vbTo prick, as with a thorn. [Poetic]
Thorn-back nAn old maid, spinster.
Thorn devil nMoloch: spiny Australian lizard, "Moloch horridus"- the horns on the head and numerous spines on the body gives it a most formidable appearance.
Thornen adjThorny, prickly, having thorns.
Thorniness nQuality or condition of having thorns or being prickly. 2. fig, acerbity of manner and/or speech, roughness, ruggedness.
Thornish adjThorny, pricklish.
Thornless adjHaving or bearing no thorns. 2. free from thorns;without thorns.
ThornynPrickly, pointy, spiky.
Thorough adjPainstakingly careful and accurate. 2. performed comprehensively and completely; exhaustive thorough, thoroughgoing. 2. passing through; as, thorough lights in a house. (Obs). 3. passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as, thor-ough work; a thorough. 4. all-out, deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled, downright, dyed-in-the-wool, fast, full, heedful, infixed, leaving-out-nothing, mindful, out-and-out, outright, rooted, sedulous, set, settled, sheer, stark, straight, sweeping, thoroughgoing, through-and-through, utter, wholesale.
Thorough advThoroughly. [Obs. or Colloq.] - 2. through. [Obs.] --Shak.
Thorough nA furrow between two ridges, to drain off the surface water. (Prov. Eng)
Thorough-blood nA pure blood.
Thorough-bred adjHaving a list of ancestors as proof of being a pure blood animal, pedigreed, pureblood. 2. a well-bred person. 3. a racehorse being a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallion with English mare; having the characteristics of such breeding: meddlesome, courageous; of elegant form or the like. 4. a pedigreed animal from unmixed lineage, esp. used of horses.
Thoroughfare nA public road from one place to another. 2. passage through; a passage from one street or opening to another; an unobstructed way open to the public; a public road; hence, a frequented street. 3. a passing or going through; passage.
Thorough-hearted adjWhole-hearted; entirely devoted.
Thoroughness nThe quality of being thorough or doing things thoroughly; completeness.
Thorough-wort nEupatorium perfoliatum.
Thorp nHamlet, village, neighbourhood, estate, farm.
Those prnPlural of that; see that.
Thou prnThe second personal pronoun, in the singular number, denoting the person addressed; thyself; the pronoun which is used in addressing persons in the solemn or poetical style. Nb:In Old English, generally, thou is the language of a lord to a servant, of an equal to an equal, and expresses also companionship, love, permission,

defiance, scorn, threatening: whilst ye is the language of a servant to a lord, and of compliment, and further expresses honor, submission, or entreaty.

Though advHowever; though". 2. however; nevertheless; notwithstanding; - used in familiar language, and in the middle or at the end of a sentence. Nb: It is compounded with all in although. 3. as though, as if, admitting that, after all, again, albeit, all the same. 5. allowing that, although, at all events, at any rate. 6. but, even, even so, for all that, granted. 7. howbeit, however, in any case, in any event. 8.just the same, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, rather, still, supposing, when, while, yet.
Thought nThe content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; idea, thought. 2. the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation. 3. the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual. 4. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought. 5.the act of think-ing; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation. 6. meditation; serious consideration. 7. that which is thought; an idea; a mental con-ception, whether an opinion, judgment, fancy, purpose, orientention, concern, anxious care. 8. a small degree or quantity; a trifle; as, a thought longer; a thought better; idea; conception; imagination; fancy; conceit; notion; supposition; reflection; consideration; meditation; contemplation; cogitation; deliberation.
Thought-out adjElaborated carefully; concluded; worked out.
Thought-sick adjSick or distressed with thought or thinking.
Thought-thing nThought given substance with feeling in the mind.
Thoughtwave nA wave or impulse of thought passing through simultaneously a group of living beings. 2. a wave or undulation of a hypothetical medium of thought transference.
Thoughtway nA customary way of thinking. 2. an unconscious assumption or idea.
Thought-word nA word conceived in the mind but not uttered.
Thought-world nAn amalgam of mental attitudes, beliefs, assumptions and concepts about the world characteristics of any particular people, time, place, etc.
Thoughten vbHaving a specific belief, thought or thinking.
Thoughtful adjHaving intellectual depth. 2. exhibiting or characterized by careful thought. 3. acting with or showing thought and good sense. 4. taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; heedful. 5. considerate of the feelings or well-being of others. 6. full of thought; employed in meditation; contemplative; as, a man of thought-ful mind. 7. attentive; careful; exercising the judgment. 8. anxious; solicitous; concerned. 8. considerate; deliberate; contemplative; attentive; careful; wary; circum-spect; reflective; discreet.
Thoughtfully advOf manner: full of thought and consideration for others; showing kindness to others. 2. careful and thoughtful in deliberation when examining situations and matters.
Thoughtfulness nThe state or quality of being thoughtful, careful, heedful and considerate.
Thoughtless adjManifesting lack of thought or care; heedless. 2.giddy, stupid, silly. 3. impudent, improvident.
Thoughtlessly advIn a manner or way of lacking thought or consideration.
Thoughtlessness nThe quality of being thoughtless; not of thought or consideration; carelessness, inconsiderateness.
Thoughtness nThe fact or quality of being thoughtful or mentally discerned.
Thought-out adjElaborated, constructed or arrived at by thinking or mental labour. 2. thoroughly considered.
Thought-reading nTo read a person's thoughts, alleged to be possessed by certain persons or persons in a certain physic state.
Thought shower nA politically correct term for a 'brainstorm.' - a sudden thought particularly one that solves a long-standing problem.
Thoughtsome adjAddicted to thought; thoughtful. 2. of the nature of thought or having the faculty of thought; mental, spiritual.
Thoughtsome-ness nState or condition of being inclined to thought; thoughtful.
Thoughty adjGiven to thought, thoughtful. 2. heedful, attentive, intent. 3. pensive, melancholy, anxious.
Thoughtiness nMelancholy, pensiveness.
Though-whether advNotwithstanding, nevertheless, howbeit, however.
Thousand nThe number of ten hundred; a collection or sum consisting of ten times one hundred units or objects. 2. hence, indefinitely, a great number.
Thousand adjConsisting of ten hundred; being ten times one hundred. 2. hence, consisting of a great number indefinitely.
Thousandel adjA thousand-times (thousand-deal).
Thousand-fold adjOne thousandtimes as much or many. 2. thousandly.
Thousandth nComing last in the order of a thousand successive individuals. 2. one-thousand parts.
Thowen nAn adult, grown-up, a thriven.
Thraftly advAngrily, surlily.
Thrall nA serf, slave, bondman, captive.
Thrall vbTo bring into bondage and subjection. 2. to deprive of liberty; hold in thraldom; enthral, enslave; to take hold or captive.
Thralldom nThe state or condition of being a thrall; bondage; servitude, captivity.
Thrallhood nThe state or condition of being a thrall; bondage; thraldom, servitude, captivity.
Thrall-folk nSlaves, indentured servants, serfs, bondsmen.
Thrallful adjFull of misery.
Thralling nThe state of being enthralled; enthralling.
Thrash vbSee Thresh; to move or stir about violently; convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate. 2. move like a flail; thresh about. 3. to give a thrashing to; beat hard, lam, beat soundly, as with a stick or whip; to drub. 4. to practice thrashing grain or the like; to perform the business of beating grain from straw. 5. hence, to labor; to toil; also, to move violently. 6. to beat out grain from, as straw or husks; to beat the straw or husk of (grain) with a flail; to beat off, as the kernels of grain; as, to thrash wheat, rye, or oats; to thrash over the old straw; to reaped, thrashed, and winnowed by machines.
Thrave nThreave. 2. two shocks or stooks or corn (or pulse) generally containing twelve sheaves each, but varying in different localities; hence used as a measure of straw, fodder, etc. 3. a company; a multitude, throng, threng, teem, a heap, a lot.
Thraw nA space in time; a while.
Threa vbTo rebuke, reprove, chastise, to punish, to torment, afflict.
Thread nA very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a compound cord consisting of two or more single yarns doubled, or joined together, and twisted; fine cord of twisted fibres (of cotton, silk wool etc.) used in sewing and weaving yarn, . 2. a filament of any substance, as of glass, gold or silver; a filamentous part of an object, such as a flower. 3. any long object resembling a thin line; a ribbon of land. 4. the prominent part or raised helical rib of the spiral of a screw or nut; the rib. 5. (fig.) something continued in a long course or tenor; a recurrent theme or related sequence of events in a larger story; as the thread of a story; the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument to-gether; train of hought. 6. fig.: composition; quality; fineness. (Obs.) 7. (computers) a related sequence of instructions or actions within a program that runs at least in part independent of other actions within the program. 8. (computers) a sequence of messages posted to an on-line newsgroup or discussion group, dealing with the same topic.
Thread vbTo move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; as a river winds through the hills; a path meanders through a field; weave, wind, wander. 2: pass a thread through or thread a needle. 3. remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string. 4. pass through or into;thread tape; film". 5. thread on or as if on a string; draw through.
Thread phr"Thread and thrum." - the whole of anything; good and bad together. 2. (lit): each length of the warp yarn, and the tuft where is fastened to the loom.
Threadbare adjOf the voice: dry, and thin; wanted in fullness. 2. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; bromidic, trite, commonplace; hackneyed, banal, common-place, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, timeworn, tired, well-worn. 3. having the nap worn away so that the threads show through. 4.worn to the naked thread; having the nap worn off. 5. fig: worn out; as, a threadbare subject; stale. 6.banal, bare, cliche-ridden, deep-worn, down-at-heel, frayed, moth-eaten, overused, prosaic, ragged, run-down, timeworn, well-worn, worn, worn thin worn to threads, worn-down, worn-out,
Thread-bareness nThe state or quality of being threadbare or worn to the thread.
Threaden adjComposed or made of thread.
Threadish adjResembling a thread.
Threadless adjWithout a thread; having no thread; unthreadable.
Threadmeal adjThread by thread. 2. minutely.
Threadness nThe quality of being thready; stringiness.
Threads slClothes, garments, gold thread.
Thready adjCovered in threads; stringy, fibrous. 2. of liquid: forming strings, ropy, viscid. 3. of plants: filamentous, hairy. 4. veined in marking.
Threap nContradiction, contention, argument, discussion, controversy, dispute, strife. 2. contradict or pertinacious assertion; hostile charge or accusation. 3. rebuke or reproof.
Threap vbTo rebuke, reprove, chide, scold, blame. 2. to contend in words; to inveigh against, to argue, dispute, to guard, disagree, to wrangle about, haggle. 3. to fight, struggle, strive, contend. 5. to persist in asserting (something contradicted on doubted). 6. to confirm something positively. 7. to maintain obstinately or aggressively. 8. impose (an assertion) upon. 9.to lead or try to lead one to believe by hesitant assertion. 10. to impute, obtrude, attribute, ascribe something to a person. 11. to thrust, obtrude, press something upon a person; to urge upon him or her acceptanceof or acquiescence.
Threap phr"Threap a person in kindness." - to attribute kindness or love to or upon.
Threap phr"To threap down." - to put down or silence by pertinacious action, strength of assertion or insistent reiteration.
Threap-ground nLand in dispute of ownership.
Threapen vbTo threaten, to blame, chide, reprove.
Threaper nOne who persistently asserts.
Threaping nHaving the quality or state of asserting, chiding, reproving.
Threat nSomething that is a source of danger; such as earthquakes; a menace. 2: a warning that something unpleasant is imminent. 3: declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another. 4. a person who inspires fear or dread; terror, scourge. 5. the expression of an intention to inflict evil or injury on another. 6. the declaration of an evil, loss, or pain to come. 7.menace; threatening; denunciation.
Threat vbTo threaten. Obs. or Poetic. 2. to vex, to trouble, to impose a task, irritate, vex.
Threatening nThe act or action of posing a threat.
Threatening-ness nIn a threatening manner.
Threatful adjFull of threat or menace.
Threatless adjPosing no threat or menace
Three nThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one; trio, threesome, tierce, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, triplet. 2. one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips. 3. the number greater by a unit than two; three units or objects. 4. a symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii. 5. one more than two; two and one. Nb: three is often joined with other words, forming compounds signifying divided into, composed of, or containing, three parts, portions, organs, or the like; as, three-edged, three-footed, three-headed, three-seeded, three-stringed, and the like.
Three adjBeing one more than two
Three-sixty adjComplete, whole, fully, totally.
Threefold adjMade up of three; three times as many or great, triplicate. 2. triply in a three-fold manner or degree.
Threefoldness nThe quality of being three-times.
Threelihood nThe Trinity; threefoldness.
Threeness nThe fact or condition of being three or three-fold; esp. said of the Godhead.
Threeone nA triune (being three in one). 2. the Trinity.
Threescore nSixty.
Three-tongued adjTrilingual.
Threng nA crowd, a throng.
Threng vbTo crush or press into a narrow space; forceto confinement. 2. to go into a throng or crowd; press.
Thresh vbSee Thrash: to move or stir about violently; convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate. 2. move like a flail; thresh about. 3. to give a thrashing to; beat hard, lam, beat soundly, as with a stick or whip; to drub. 4. to practice thrashing grain or the like; to perform the business of beating grain from straw. 5. hence, to labor; to toil; also, to move violently. 6. to beat out grain from, as straw or husks; to beat the straw or husk of (grain) with a flail; to beat off, as the kernels of grain; as, to thrash wheat, rye, or oats; to thrash over the old straw; to reaped, thrashed, and winnowed by machines.
Threshel nA flail: a medieval weapon.
Threashold nObstacle, stumbling block.
Threshold vbTo alter an image by reproducing it in two tones only, each part being dark or light according as to threshold.
Threst vbTo twist, writhe. 2. to torture, torment, plague, afflict. 3. to compress, contract, compel (did not survive Middle Eng.) 4. to press in or out like a crowd; to push one's way through; to crowd. 5. to pierce, stab, to give one a thrust. 6. to push forcibly or violently. 7. to press, sqeeze, crush. 8. to crowd, cram. 9. to oppress, vex.
Thresting nThe act oraction ofpressing, squeezing, crushing.
Thrie nThree-times; thrice.
Thrildom nThralldom, thirldom, bondage, slavery.
Thrill nA hole, perforation, aperture, a nostril.
Thrill nOne who is bound in servitude; a thrall.Gathered
Thrill vbTo pierce, bore, perforate. 2. to break through or penetrate (an enemy line). 2. to cause a weapon to push through something. 3. to send a person flying. 4. to move in a sudden wave of emotion, such as delight. 4. to produce a thrill of emotion. 5. to move tremously or with vibration; quiver, vibrate.
Thrill vbTo enslave, press into bondage or servitude.
Thrilled adjPierced, penetrated, effect or thrilled by emotion. 2. caused to vibrate.
Thrillhood nThreefold; trinity.
Thriller nA suspenseful adventure story, play or movie.
Thrilldom nThe world of thrillers or exciting, sensational novels.
Thrillerish adjSuggesting sensational and exciting things, such as novels or movies.
Thriller-writer nA writer of thrillers or exciting, sensational novels.
Thrillful adjFull of excitement, thrilled.
Thrilling adjCausing a surge of emotion or excitement. 2. causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock.
Thrillingly advIn a manner of thrilling, exciting, moving emotionally.
Thrillingness nState or condition of being emotionally moved, causing tremulous excitement, deep and moving.
Thrilly adjAfeected by thrill or a thrill; having an enthralling quality.
Thrimness nThe Trinity; threeness, three-fold conditions, thrinness.
Thrimsa nA third part of a weight. 2. a candle.
Thrin nThreefold, triplicity, thrice. 2. also three kinds of.
Thrinfold adjThree-fold.
Thring nA threng, a throng. 2. a crowd, multitude.
Thring vbDownthring : to throwdown.
Thrinter n(May be formed on Twinter):three winter (in time0. 2. a three-year old: said of cattle, sheep.
Thriste adjBold, audacious, brave.
Throat nThe passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone; the part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column; hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx. 2. an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep. 3. a passage resembling a throat in shape or function; "the throat of a chimney". 4. the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat. 6. a contracted portion of a vessel, or of a passage way; as, the throat of a pitcher or vase.
Throat phr"To give one the lie in his throat": to accuse one pointedly of lying abominably; to lie in one's throat, to lie flatly or abominably.
Throat pipe nThe windpipe, or trachea.
Throat vbTo utter in the throat; to mutter; as, to throat threats. 2. to mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending.
Throat-boll nAdam's apple.
Throatful adjAs much as the throat can hold at once.
Throatiness nThroaty utterance. 2. gutturalness.
Throating adjPertaining to the throat; throaty. 2. the act of producing sounds in the throat.
Throatwort nThe name extended to many species, including Campanula glomerata latifolia; figwort, fox-glove, snake-root. 2. European bellflower with blue-purple to lilac flower the nettle-leaved bellflower, Campanula trachelia formerly considered a remedy for sore throats because of its throat-shaped corolla.
Throaty adjUttered in the throat; guttural.
Throck nShare-beam: ploughead.
Throng nOppression, distress, straits, trouble, woe, affliction, danger. 2. the pain of childbirth. 3. pressing or crowding of people, act of crowding, crowded conditions. 4. a multitude, a great number. 5. pressure or pressing, a move of work, business.
Throng vbTo crowd together or near to one another. 2. to press closely, mass, gather. 3. to busy oneself.
Throng phr"To keep throng." - to keep company, to associate with.
Throng advEarnestly, busily, closely.
Throng adjCompressed, oppressed, distressed. 2.pressing, earnest, eager. 3. pressed or massed closely, gathered, crowded, thronged; dense, close, thick. 4. full of work, busy, closely engaged, fully employed. 5. crowded, fully attended or frequented. 6. closely engaged together, intimately associated; thick.
Throngful adjFull or packed with people, fully crowded, frequented or fully attended. 2. overly eager, completely earnest. 3. thickish, compressed.
Thronging nThe action of gathering together, pressing, crowding. 2. engaging in work or business.
Throstle nThe Thrush or Mavis: "Turdus musicus."
Through advFrom beginning to end. 2. over the whole distance; 3: to completion; as "think through very carefully!" 4. in diameter; measured. 5. throughout the entire extent; as in soaked through; rotted through. through and through] 6. from one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through. 7. from beginning to end; as, to read a letter through. 8. to the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through.
Through prepFrom end to end of, or from side to side of; from one surface or limit of, to the opposite; into and out of at the opposite, or at another, point; as, to bore through a piece of timber, a ball passes through the side of a ship. 2. Between the sides or walls of; within; as, to pass through a door; to go through an avenue. 3. by means of; by the agency of. 4. over the whole surface or extent of; as, to ride through the country; to look through an account. 5. among or in the midst of; -- used to denote passage; as, a fish swims through the water. 6. from the beginning to the end of; to the end or conclusion of; as, through life; through the year.
Through adj Going or extending through; going, extending, or serving from the be-ginning to the end; thorough; complete; as, a through line. 2. admitting of passage through; as, a through bridge. 3. having finished or arrived at completion; done, a done deed. 4. of a route or journey etc. continuing without requiring stops or changes; a through street. Nb: Through was formerly used to form compound adjectives where we now use thorough; as, through-bred; through-lighted; through-placed, etc.to drop through, to fall through; to come to naught; to fail.adj 1: having finished or arrived at completion; done, a done deed;
Through-shine nTransparency, translucency.
Through-shine vbTo be translucent, transparent.
Through-shining adjTranslucent, transparent.
Through-stone nA horizontal gravestone or slab over a tomb; written also.
Through-sting vbTo stab, pierce through.
Thrum nA company or body of a band, a troop, a thrum-ferd, a crowd, a throng, a teem. 2. magnificence, splendour.
Thrum nThe ends of a warp, threads, fringe. 2. odds and end threads; waste threads. 3. short pieces of wool or yarns, mop strips or flagels. 4. a tuft, bundle or fringe of any thread-like materials; hairs of a leaf; fibres of a root. 5. a bundle of minute blood vesseels (a plexus). 6. rags, dischevelia, tatters (contemptuously)
Thrum vbTo furnish or adorn with "ends" of threads or similar things. 2. to cover with thrums or short tufts. 3. to make shaggy. 4. to fringe or clothe. 5. to twist, curl, twine, curl.
Thrum phr"On a thrum." - in a body, in a crowd, also a bundle of arrows.
Thrum island nA small island with conical shape or capped with a thrum-like or crowdy vegetative cap.
Thrum-chinned adjBearded, hirsute, awned.
Thrum-eye adjAstrocarpus clusii or petiver.
Thrummed adjCovered with thrums, hairy, nap-like, shaggy; fringed.
Thrummy adjConsisting or characteristic, or resembling thrums. 2. shaggy, downy, velleity.
Thrumstone nAsbestos: Gray's name for "asbestos." -- being a fibrous material.
Thrumwort nThe water-plantain: "Alisma plantago" - also the "Allied star-fruit. 2. "Actinocarpus damasonicus"; Loves-lies-bleeding; amarantus caudatus.
Thrush nOE. frosch, frosk, a frog (the animal). 2. the frog of a horse's foot.

3. discharge of a fetid or ichorous matter from the frog of a horse's foot.

Thrush n OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin to OHG. drosca, droscea, dros-cela, and throstle. 2. any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to Turdus and allied genera. They are noted for the sweetness of their songs.
Thrutch nThe act of thrutching: a push, press, squeeze. 2. a narrow ravine.
Thrutch vbTo press, squeeze, crush. 2. to crowd, throng, threng, thrust, push. 3. to push, jostle, press in place. 4. to press cheese.
Thrutching nSqueezing, wringing, pressing, crowding.
Thud vbOE> thyddan. 2. to strike or thrust with a weapon; to stab. 3. to thrust, press, push a thing to or into place. 4. to press with force.
Thuften nA maid servant; a hand maid; a female slave.
Thulge nPatience, tolerance, forbearance, thole.
Thulge vbTo be patient, have patience, bear or put up with; to wait for.
Thumb nThe thick short innermost digit of the forelimb, pollex; The short, thick first digit of the human hand, differing from the other fingers in having but two phal-anges; the pollex. 2. the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb. 3. a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse; ovolo, quarter round.
Thumb vbTravel by getting free rides from motorists; hitchhike, hitch. 2. to look through a book or other written material; leaf through a book, flick, flip, riffle, leaf, riff. 3. feel or handle with the fingers; "finger. 4. to play with the thumb or thumbs; to play clumsily; to thrum. 5. to handle awkwardly. 6.to play with the thumbs, or with the thumbs and fingers; as, to thumb over a tune. 7. To mark, soil or wear with the thumb or the fingers; to soil, or wear out, by frequent handling; also, to cover with the thumb; as, to thumb the touch-hole of a cannon.
Thumb phr'A Golden Thumb' - or "A Miller's Thumb" - reference either to the alleged dishonesty of millers or the lucrative character of their trade.
Thumb phr"Between finger and thumb" - to be on intimate terms.
Thumb phr"Beyond one's thumb." - beyond one's ability.
Thumb phr"Stick out a sore thumb." - to be visible or standout to the eye. (mocking)
Thumb phr"The finger next to one's thumb." - reference to closest friends.
Thumb phr"Thumb one's nose at"- show of open disobedience towards someone or something.
Thumb phr"To be a green thumb." - to be successful in growing plants and looking after gardens.
Thumb phrUnder one's thumb, completely under one's power or influence; in a condition of subservience.
Thumb bluenIndigo in the form of sall balls or lumps, used by washerwomen to blue linen, and the like.
Thumb's breath nTaken as equal to an inch.
Thumber nA hitchhiker.
Thumbful adjAs much as the thumb can hold; a tiny amount.
Thumb latchnA door latch having a lever formed to be pressed by the thumb.
Thumb mark nThe mark left by the impression of a thumb, as on the leaves of a book.

2. The dark spot over each foot in finely bred black and tann terriers.

Thumb nut nA nut for a screw, having wings to grasp between the thumb and fingers in turning it; also, a nut with a knurled rim for the same perpose.
Thumb-read adjTurn pages of a book with the thumb when glancing through it.
Thumb ringnA ring worn on the thumb.
Thumb stall.n A kind of thimble or ferrule of iron, or leather, for protecting the thumb in making sails, and in other work. 2. a buckskin cushion worn on the thumb, and used to close the vent of a cannon while it is sponged, or loaded.
Thumb sucker nA newspaper columnist.
Thumbs down nPointed vertically downwards indicating disapproval or rejection.
Thumbs up nA sign of approval of acceptance, encouragement, approval.
Thumby adjSoiled by thumb marks. 2. clumsy or "all thumbs."
Thunder nA deep prolonged loud noise; boom, roar, roaring. 2. a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning. 3. street names for heroin: hell dust, nose drops, smack, skag.
Thunder vbTo move fast, noisily, and heavily. 2: utter words loudly and forcefully.

3. to make or produce a loud noise; the sound which follows a flash of lightning; the report of a discharge of atmospheric electricity.. 4. to produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity. 5. the discharge of electricity; a thunderbolt. fig.: To make a loud noise; esp. a heavy sound, of some continuance; 6. Any loud noise; as, the thunder of cannon. 7. to utter violent denunciation. 8. to emit with noise and terror; to utter vehemently; to publish, as a threat or denunciation; an alarming or statrling threat or denunciation.

Thunder and Lightning nfig. denunciation, invection.
Thunder-axe nA popular in Cornwall for a Celt or Celtic person.
Thunder-bearer nThe bearer of Thunder or great force, often military. 2. bearer or sender of thunderbolts ie. Jove.
Thunder-beaten adjBeaten down by a thunder storm.
Thunder-bird nThe Condor, on the assumption that some super one of its species made the thunder by flapping its wings.
Thunderday nThor's day; Thursday.
Thunderful adjFull or charged with thunder; thundering, sounding like thunder.
Thunder-god nRoman: Jove; Norse: Thor.
Thundering nThe action of thunder, loud, resounding; inflicted of heavy and rowdy strokes. 2. vehement, threatening, invective of manner.
Thundering adjCausing or sending forth thunder; or characterised by thunder, thunder

-ous. 3. transfig, making a noise like thunder; sounding loud, loudly. 4. of terrible invective: threatening, etc. or with powerful eloquence. 5. of language: bombastic or inflated. 6. very energetic or forcible, violent. 7. an intensive: very great or big, excessive, immense, tremendous.

Thunderingly advIn a thundering manner; with a noise like thunder. 2. fig. violently, powerfully, with fierce denunciation. 3. excessively, tremendously, immensely.
Thunder rodnA lightning rod.
Thundery adjCharacterised or betokening thunder. 2. of or pertaining to thunder. 3. making a noise like thunder. 4. Threatening an explosion of anger, passion, gloomy, frowning.
Thunwang nThe temple of the head.
Thursday nThe fifth day of the week. 2. Thor's day.
Thurse nA gaint of heathen mythology; in medieval time; often the devil, demon, later a goblin of mystic superstition.
Thus advIn this way or that or the following way or manner. 2. ta degree or extent; so, thus far. 3. in these circumstances or conditions. 4. in this case; therefore.
Thus vbTo do thus.
Thus phr"Thus and Thus" - expressing minuteness or detail and in a description given.
Thus phr"Thus for" - To this point .
Thusly advTo the manner of this; in such a way.
Thusness nThe condition of being thus or so, actual; in that way.(humourous).
Thutter vbTo make a sputtering sound; howl, wail.
Thuttery adjSputtering, howliish, wailing.
Thwite vbTo cut down or away, whittle, pare, shape by paring.
Thwiting nKnife or pare knife, or scraping knife.
Thwittle nA knife, a whittle, a shaving.
Thwittle vbTo pare, cut away, shave away, whittle.
Thy advBy means or by reason of that; because of that; therefore. 2. in a relative sense: for that reason that, because.
Thy adv" For thy" -for that reason, therefore.
Thyself prnEmphatic or reflexive form of the second singular pronouns thee and thou.
Thyvel nThuvel, a bush, thicket.

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