(Through"ly), adv. Thoroughly. [Obs.] Bacon.
Wash me throughly from mine iniquity.Ps. li. 2.
To dare in fields is valor; but how fewDryden.
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 appearMilton.
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.Chaucer.
(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,
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.Shak.
7. To put on hastily; to spread carelessly.
O'er his fair limbs a flowery vest he threw.Pope.