\θɹˈə͡ʊstə], \θɹˈəʊstə], \θ_ɹ_ˈəʊ_s_t_ə]\
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By Nuttall, P.Austin.
One who throws silk for the weaver: to throw about, to scatter: to throw away, to lose by neglect or folly; to reject: to throw back, to retort; to reject; to refuse; to throw by, to lay aside as useless: to throw down, to overturn; to destroy; to depress: to throw in, to put in; to deposit with others; to join in or with: to throw off, to expel; to reject or discard: to throw one's self down, to lie down: to throw one's self on or upon, to resign one's self to the favour, clemency, or power of: to throw our, to reject; to exple; to reject; to utter carelessly or insidiously: to throw up, to resign; to vomit: to throw silk, to twist singles into a cord: thrown-silk, silk consisting of two or more singles twisted into a cord.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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Sarah Tittle Bolton
- An American poet; born Newport, Ky., Dec. 18, 1815; died in Ind., Aug. 4, 1893. She is known for her patriotic and war poems, including: "Paddle Your Own Canoe"; "Left on the Battlefield"; etc. "Poems"(New York, 1865; Indianapolis, 1886).