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Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þwerhaz (against, contrary). Akin to Old English þwēorian (to oppose, thwart), cognate with Old Saxon thwerh and Dutch dwars.

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AdjectiveEdit

þweorh

  1. cross, transverse
  2. crooked, bent
  3. angry