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Meaning of THROWN

Pronunciation:  thrown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (archaic) twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread; "thrown silk is raw silk that has been twisted and doubled into yarn"
  2. [adj]  caused to fall to the ground; "the thrown rider got back on his horse"; "a thrown wrestler"; "a ball player thrown for a loss"
 

THROWN is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: down, tangled, thrown and twisted
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thrown\,
a. & p. p. from {Throw}, v.

{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.

{Thrown singles}, silk thread or cord made by three processes
   of twisting, first into singles, two or more of which are
   twisted together making dumb singles, and several of these
   twisted together to make thrown singles.

 

 

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