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  • 1 Thrown — Thrown, a. & p. p. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Thrown silk}, silk thread consisting of two or more singles twisted together like a rope, in a direction contrary to that in which the singles of which it is composed are twisted. M Culloch.… …

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  • 2 Thrown silk — Thrown Thrown, a. & p. p. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Thrown silk}, silk thread consisting of two or more singles twisted together like a rope, in a direction contrary to that in which the singles of which it is composed are twisted. M… …

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  • 3 Thrown singles — Thrown Thrown, a. & p. p. from {Throw}, v. [1913 Webster] {Thrown silk}, silk thread consisting of two or more singles twisted together like a rope, in a direction contrary to that in which the singles of which it is composed are twisted. M… …

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  • 4 Thrown Silk — Raw silk that has been doubled and twisted into yarns of various sizes in preparation for the loom. The principal classes of thrown silk are tram, organzine and singles …

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  • 5 Thrown Away — is the title of a short story by Rudyard Kipling. It was first published in the first Indian edition of Plain Tales from the Hills in 1888, and in subsequent editions of that collection. It is the story of an unnamed Boy who has been brought up… …

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  • 6 thrown away — index lost (taken away) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 thrown overboard — index derelict (abandoned) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 Thrown — Throw Throw, v. t. [imp. {Threw} (thr[udd]); p. p. {Thrown} (thr[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Throwing}.] [OE. [thorn]rowen, [thorn]rawen, to throw, to twist, AS. [thorn]r[=a]wan to twist, to whirl; akin to D. draaijen, G. drehen, OHG. dr[=a]jan, L.… …

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  • 9 thrown — adjective 1. caused to fall to the ground the thrown rider got back on his horse a thrown wrestler a ball player thrown for a loss • Similar to: ↑down 2. twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread thrown silk is raw silk that has been… …

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  • 10 thrown into bankruptcy — Adjudicated a bankrupt by a court of competent jurisdiction. Wilcox v Toledo & Ann Arbor Railroad Co. 45 Mich 280, 282, 7 NW 892. Adjudicated a bankrupt in an involuntary proceeding. thrown out of vehicle. See thrown from vehicle …

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  • 11 thrown and twisted — adjective twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread (Freq. 1) thrown silk is raw silk that has been twisted and doubled into yarn • Syn: ↑thrown • Similar to: ↑tangled • Usage Domain: ↑archaism, ↑ …

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  • 12 thrown-away — adjective thrown away wearing someone s cast off clothes throwaway children living on the streets salvaged some thrown away furniture • Syn: ↑cast off, ↑discarded, ↑throwaway • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 13 thrown — [[t]θro͟ʊn[/t]] Thrown is the past participle of throw …

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  • 14 thrown away — put in the garbage, thrown in the trash …

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  • 15 thrown in — added to a list, recipe, etc.; included afterwards    The weather will be cloudy, with a shower or two thrown in …

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  • 16 thrown together — be grouped with other people by chance We were thrown together with some strange people when the storm forced the plane to delay its flight for a day …

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  • 17 thrown from vehicle — A method of sustaining personal injury, particularly in reference to the coverage of an accident insurance policy. A hurling of the insured from the car so that thereafter the person and the car are on independent orbits of action and momentum,… …

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  • 18 thrown-out — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : inserted as a throw out thrown out maps …

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  • 19 thrown silk — noun : reeled silk that has been twisted or doubled and twisted into yarns * * * raw silk that has been reeled and twisted into yarn. Also called, Brit., net silk. [1680 90] * * * thrown silk noun Organzine • • • Main Entry: ↑throw …

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  • 20 thrown — /throhn/, v. a pp. of throw. * * * …

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