thro

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See also: thro' and -þro

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Preposition[edit]

thro

  1. (archaic) through
    • 1851, Montagu, The Psalms, in a New Version, Fitted to the Tunes Used in Churches: Psalm CVI
      He the Red Sea rebuk'd also,
      That it updrying fled:
      As thro a desert dry to go,
      Them thro the deeps He led.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English thro, thra, from Old Norse þrár ‎(stubborn, obstinate, persevering), from Proto-Germanic *þrawaz ‎(obstinate), from Proto-Indo-European *ter- ‎(to grind, drill, turn).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

thro ‎(comparative more thro, superlative most thro)

  1. Eagre; earnest; vehement.
  2. Bold.

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

thro

  1. Aspirate mutation of tro.