(Thwart), v. i.
1. To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner. [R.]
2. Hence, to be in opposition; to clash. [R.]
Any proposition . . . that shall at all thwart with internal oracles.Locke.
(Thwart"er) n. (Far.) A disease in sheep, indicated by shaking, trembling, or convulsive motions.
(Thwart"ing*ly), adv. In a thwarting or obstructing manner; so as to thwart.
(Thwart"ly), adv. Transversely; obliquely.
(Thwart"ness), n. The quality or state of being thwart; obliquity; perverseness.
(Thwite) v. t. [AS. þwitan. See Whittle, and cf. Thwaite a piece of land.] To cut or clip with a
knife; to whittle. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Chaucer.
(Thwit"tle) v. t. [See Thwite, and Whittle.] To cut or whittle. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Palsgrave.
(Thwit"tle), n. A small knife; a whittle. [Written also thwitel.] [Obs.] "A Sheffield thwittle." Chaucer.
(Thy) pron. [OE. thi, shortened from thin. See Thine, Thou.] Of thee, or belonging to thee; the
more common form of thine, possessive case of thou; used always attributively, and chiefly in the
solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thine is used in the predicate; as, the knife is thine. See Thine.
Our father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done.Matt.
These are thy glorious works, Parent of good.Milton.
(Thy"ine wood`) [Gr. fr. adj., pertaining to the tree or an African tree with sweet-smelling
wood.] (Bot.) The fragrant and beautiful wood of a North African tree formerly called Thuja articulata.
The tree is of the Cedar family, and furnishes a balsamic resin called sandarach. Rev. xviii. 12.
(Thy"la*cine) n. (Zoöl.) The zebra wolf. See under Wolf.
(Thym"ate) n. (Chem.) A compound of thymol analogous to a salt; as, sodium thymate.
(Thyme) n. [OE. tyme, L. thymum, Gr. qy`mon, qy`mos; cf. qy`ein, to sacrifice, qy`os a sacrifice,
offering, incense: cf. F. thym; perhaps so named because of its sweet smell. Cf. Fume, n.] (Bot.)
Any plant of the labiate genus Thymus. The garden thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a warm, pungent aromatic,
much used to give a relish to seasoning and soups.
Ankle deep in moss and flowery thyme.Cowper. Cat thyme, a labiate plant (Teucrium Marum) of the Mediterranean religion. Cats are said to be fond of
rolling on it. J. Smith Wild thyme, Thymus Serpyllum, common on banks and hillsides in Europe.
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows.Shak.
(Thym"ene) n. (Chem.) A liquid terpene obtained from oil of thyme.
(Thym"i*a*tech`ny) n. [Gr. incense + te`chnh art.] (Med.) The art of employing perfumes
in medicine. [R.] Dunglison.