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Definition of Overthwart
Overthwart O"ver*thwart" ([=o]"v[~e]r*thw[add]rt"), a.
1. Having a transverse position; placed or situated across;
hence, opposite. ``Our overthwart neighbors.' --Dryden.
2. Crossing in kind or disposition; perverse; adverse;
opposing. ``Overthwart humor.' --Clarendon.
Overthwart O"ver*thwart", prep.
Across; from alde to side of. ``Huge trees overthwart one
Overthwart O"ver*thwart`, n.
That which is overthwart; an adverse circumstance;
opposition. [Obs.] --Surrey.
Overthwart O`ver*thwart", v. t.
To cross; to oppose. [Obs.]
Meaning of Overthwart from wikipedia
- to Canterbury
and had fallen
from his horse, breaking
his left arm. "overthwart
a cart-spirn." On his death
in 1563, he was succeeded
by his eldest
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(archaic; regional, Eastern, Midland, and Northern
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- missed." Having
lost his patience, the bishop
retorted, "Thou are an overthwart
, proud, puritan
answered, "I am no puritan. I beseech...
on 20 August
said of him that "he was a most perverse, overthwart
Brawler, who besides
a commendable Facility
in the Latin
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