Origin: ME throwe, prob. < OE thrawu, pain, affliction, akin to ON thrā, strong yearning < IE *treu- (> Gr trauma, a wound) < base *ter-, to rub, grind > throw
See throe in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English throwe
Origin: , perhaps alteration of thrawe
Origin: , from Old English thrawu
Origin: , genitive of thrēah, pain, affliction.
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