Definition of Thowless
1. listless [adj] - See also: listless
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Literary usage of Thowless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Aluminium: Its History, Occurrence, Properties, Metallurgy and Applications by Joseph William Richards (1896)
"... but that it was made by this company, or by any such process, is very doubtful. OM thowless,f of Newark, NJ, proposes to prepare a • Wagner's ..."
2. Aluminium: Its History, Occurrence, Properties, Metallurgy and Applications by Joseph William Richards (1890)
"... OM thowless,* of Newark, NJ, proposes to prepare a solution of aluminium chloride by dissolving precipitated aluminium hydrate in hydrochloric acid. ..."
3. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch by Charles Mackay (1888)
"... is doubtless from the same root as the Latin tolerare, and the Gaelic dolat, sufferance, dolour, pain. thowless. Perhaps a corruption of ..."
4. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"... thowless creature,' nerveless; inactive. Thowt, thought. Thowt-rife, adj. said of one with a ready memory. Thowt-seear, adj. sure or clear in point of ..."
5. The Folk-speech of Cumberland and Some Districts Adjacent: Being Short ...by Alexander Craig Gibson by Alexander Craig Gibson (1869)
"thowless, S and C, soft, inapt. " Fortune aye favours the active an' bauld, But ruins the wooer that's thowless an' cauld." Ramsay, The Widow. ..."
6. The Complete Works of Robert Burns (self-interpreting) by Robert Burns (1886)
"Thole, to suffer, to endure. How they maun thole a factor's snash. Thowe, a thaw: as a verb, to thaw. thowless, slack, lazy. ..."