(Thun"der*ous) a. [Written also thundrous.]
1. Producing thunder. [R.]
How he before the thunderous throne doth lie.Milton.
2. Making a noise like thunder; sounding loud and deep; sonorous.
(Thun"der*proof`) a. Secure against the effects of thunder or lightning.
(Thun"der*show`er) n. A shower accompanied with lightning and thunder.
1. A thunderbolt, formerly believed to be a stone.
Fear no more the lightning flash,Shak.
Nor the all-dreaded thunderstone.
2. (Paleon.) A belemnite. See Belemnite.
(Thun"der*storm`) n. A storm accompanied with lightning and thunder.
(Thun"der*strike`) v. t. [imp. Thunderstruck ; p. p. Thunderstruck, -strucken ; p. pr.
& vb. n. Thunderstriking.]
1. To strike, blast, or injure by, or as by, lightning. [R.] Sir P. Sidney.
2. To astonish, or strike dumb, as with something terrible; rarely used except in the past participle.
drove before him, thunderstruck.Milton.
(Thun"der*worm`) n. (Zoöl.) A small, footless, burrowing, snakelike lizard (Rhineura Floridana)
allied to Amphisbæna, native of Florida; so called because it leaves its burrows after a thundershower.
(Thun"der*y) a. Accompanied with thunder; thunderous. [R.] "Thundery weather." Pennant.
(Thun"drous) a. Thunderous; sonorous. "Scraps of thunderous epic." Tennyson.
(Thun"ny) n. (Zoöl.) The tunny. [R.]
(Thurgh) prep. Through. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Thurgh"fare`) n. Thoroughfare. [Obs.]
This world is but a thurghfare full of woe.Chaucer.
(Thu"ri*ble) n. [L. thuribulum, turibulum, from thus, thuris, or better tus, turis, frankincense,
fr. Gr. a sacrifice, an offering, from to sacrifice.] (R. C. Ch.) A censer of metal, for burning incense,
having various forms, held in the hand or suspended by chains; used especially at mass, vespers,
and other solemn services. Fairholt.
(Thu*rif"er*ous) a. [L. thurifer, turifer; thus frankincense + -ferre to bear.] Producing or