throwed

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Etymology[edit]

Regularized form of thrown and threw.

Verb[edit]

throwed

  1. (nonstandard, dialectal) simple past tense of throw; threw.
    • 1885, Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [1]
      I come a booming down on a cut bank with smoky ghosts of big trees on it, and the current throwed me off to the left and shot by, amongst a lot of snags that fairly roared, the current was tearing by them so swift.
    • 1988, Leonard W Roberts, South from Hell-Fer-Sartin [2]
      The Devil looked around and he picked the next biggest one he could find and he throwed it over the fence.
    • 1991, Ben K Green, Some More Horse Tradin’ [3]
      I’d lost my hat, tore my fingernails off on the saddle horn, and was damn near throwed when he lost his breath and throwed his head up and stopped!
    • 2003, Mark Harris, The Southpaw [4]
      I throwed slow and easy, and I felt in my mind like the sight of Pop out there on that same pitching hill.
  2. (nonstandard, dialectal) past participle of thro; thrown.
    • 1852-3, Charles Dickens, Bleak House [5]
      If they want a light-weight, to be throwed for practice, Cornwall, Devonshire, or Lancashire, let ’em throw me.
    • 1885, Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [6]
      I reckoned Tom Sawyer couldn’t a done it no neater himself. Of course he would a throwed more style into it, but I can’t do that very handy, not being brung up to it.
    • 1989, Ramon F Adams, The Old-Time Cowhand [7]
      The Blocker was a versatile loop. It could be throwed from hossback or afoot, and could be used for a head ketch, heelin’, or forefootin’.
    • 1991, Ben K Green, Some More Horse Tradin’ [8]
      I’d lost my hat, tore my fingernails off on the saddle horn, and was damn near throwed when he lost his breath and throwed his head up and stopped!
    • 2004, Peter Golenbock, Nascar Confidential [9]
      They had one motel in that town, and friends of ours owned it, but we got throwed out of it before it got dark after they got to fighting.

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