Through bolt, a bolt which passes through all the thickness or layers of that which it fastens, or in which it is fixed.Through bridge, a bridge in which the floor is supported by the lower chords of the tissues instead of the upper, so that travel is between the trusses and not over them. Cf. Deck bridge, under Deck.Through cold, a deep- seated cold. [Obs.] Holland.Through stone, a flat gravestone. [Scot.] [Written also through stane.] Sir W. Scott.Through ticket, a ticket for the whole journey.Through train, a train which goes the whole length of a railway, or of a long route.

(Through"ly), adv. Thoroughly. [Obs.] Bacon.

Wash me throughly from mine iniquity.
Ps. li. 2.

To dare in fields is valor; but how few
Dare to be throughly valiant to be true?

(Through*out") prep. Quite through; from one extremity to the other of; also, every part of; as, to search throughout the house.

Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear
Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year.

(Through*out"), adv. In every part; as, the cloth was of a piece throughout.

(Throve) imp. of Thrive.

(Throw) n. [See Throe.] Pain; especially, pain of travail; throe. [Obs.] Spenser. Dryden.

(Throw), n. [AS. þrah, þrag.] Time; while; space of time; moment; trice. [Obs.] Shak.

I will with Thomas speak a little throw.

(Throw), v. t. [imp. Threw (thr&udd); p. p. Thrown (thron); p. pr. & vb. n. Throwing.] [OE. þrowen, þrawen, to throw, to twist, AS. þrawan to twist, to whirl; akin to D. draaijen, G. drehen, OHG. drajan, L. terebra an auger, gimlet, Gr. to bore, to turn, to pierce, a hole. Cf. Thread, Trite, Turn, v. t.]

1. To fling, cast, or hurl with a certain whirling motion of the arm, to throw a ball; — distinguished from to toss, or to bowl.

2. 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.

3. To drive by violence; as, a vessel or sailors may be thrown upon a rock.

4. (Mil.) To cause to take a strategic position; as, he threw a detachment of his army across the river.

5. To overturn; to prostrate in wrestling; as, a man throws his antagonist.

6. To cast, as dice; to venture at dice.

Set less than thou throwest.

7. To put on hastily; to spread carelessly.

O'er his fair limbs a flowery vest he threw.

(Through) a. Going or extending through; going, extending, or serving from the beginning to the end; thorough; complete; as, a through line; a through ticket; a through train. Also, admitting of passage through; as, a through bridge.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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