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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 24
1. A stroke; a blow.
3. Time; while; space of time; moment; trice.
5. The distance which a missile is, or may be, thrown; as, a stone's throw.
8. A potter's wheel or table; a jigger. See 2d Jigger, 2 ( a).
9. A turner's lathe; a throwe.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To perform the act of throwing or casting; to cast; specifically, to cast dice.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To fling or cast in any manner; to drive to a distance from the hand or from an engine; to propel; to send; as, to throw stones or dust with the hand; a cannon throws a ball; a fire engine throws a stream of water to extinguish flames.
2. To drive by violence; as, a vessel or sailors may be thrown upon a rock.
3. To cause to take a strategic position; as, he threw a detachment of his army across the river.
4. To overturn; to prostrate in wrestling; as, a man throws his antagonist.
7. To divest or strip one's self of; to put off.
8. To form or shape roughly on a throwing engine, or potter's wheel, as earthen vessels.
11. To bring forth; to produce, as young; to bear; - said especially of rabbits.
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