Definition of Thwarts

1. Noun. (plural of thwart) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of thwart) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thwarts

1. thwart [v] - See also: thwart

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thwarts

thwacking
thwacks
thwaite
thwaites
thwap
thwart
thwarted
thwartedness
thwarter
thwarters
thwarting
thwartingly
thwartings
thwartly
thwartness
thwarts (current term)
thwartwise
thwittle
thwittles
thwock
thwocked
thwocking
thwocks
thwok
thwomp
thwonk
thwop
thx
thy
thyasirid

Literary usage of Thwarts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... and are provided with end air chambers and longitudinal air coses on each »idc under the thwarts. installed in the after atr chamber, with the starting ..."

2. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"The rows of crouching ghosts along the thwarts He scattered, cleared a passage, and gave room To great ^Eneas. The light shallop groaned n-^^~ Beneath his ..."

3. Memoirs of the Court of England, from the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of by John Heneage Jesse (1846)
"She thwarts her mother's schemes by falling in love with the son of a Hamburgh merchant.—She marries him, in order to preserve her character. ..."

4. A History of England by James Franck Bright (1880)
"... a energy r • -iii , , ^ ji ii thwarts her a considerable armament to demand the restoration of double-dealing. ..."

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