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Thrower   Listen
noun
Thrower  n.  One who throws. Specifically:
(a)
One who throws or twists silk; a throwster.
(b)
One who shapes vessels on a throwing engine.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Thrower" Quotes from Famous Books



... match among the most abandoned. He would have pilfered and stolen as a matter of conscience, as a holy man would make an oblation. Most gluttonous he was and inordinately fond of his cups, whereby he sometimes brought upon himself both shame and suffering. He was also a practised gamester and thrower of false dice. But why enlarge so much upon him? Enough that he was, perhaps, the worst ...
— The Decameron, Volume I • Giovanni Boccaccio

... the dough, while in perfect silence the cakes were baked on the laundry steam dryer, joy and rapture descending upon the fortunate she if the initials did not vanish in the baking. A ball of twine was thrown out of the kitchen window, but when the thrower hurried out to find the ardent one who had so promptly snatched it up and fled, she discovered Horatio Hannibal Harrison beating a hasty retreat. He had been playing "Peeping Tom" and the ball had caught him squarely upon his woolly ...
— Peggy Stewart at School • Gabrielle E. Jackson

... about the size of a first baseman; and he had ambiguous blue eyes like the china dog on the mantelpiece that Aunt Harriet used to play with when she was a child. His hair waved a little bit like the statue of the dinkus-thrower at the Vacation in Rome, but the color of it reminded you of the 'Sunset in the Grand Canon, by an American Artist,' that they hang over the stove-pipe holes in the salongs. He was the Reub, without needing a touch. You'd have known him for one, even if you'd seen him on the ...
— The Gentle Grafter • O. Henry

... fellow with the brown derby," whispered Hazelton. "See him coming along behind the two women. I'm sure I saw him, earlier this morning, talking with the same fit-thrower that bumped Dick." ...
— The Grammar School Boys Snowbound - or, Dick & Co. at Winter Sports • H. Irving Hancock



Words linked to "Thrower" :   Josiah Wedgwood, someone, pitcher, hurler, somebody, ceramicist, individual, ceramist, dart thrower, grenade thrower, snow thrower, twirler, Wedgwood, Spode, journeyman, tosser, person, artificer, slinger, mortal, throwster, pelter, soul, throw, craftsman, spear thrower, potter, Josiah Spode, artisan



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