See also: Thone, thǫ́ne, and þone

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From Middle English *thon, from Old English þān (moist, damp, wet; having water, watered, irrigated), from Proto-Germanic *þainaz (moist), from Proto-Indo-European *teh₂- (to melt, flow). Cognate with Scots thane, thain (moist, damp). Related to thaw.

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thone (comparative thoner or more thone, superlative thonest or most thone)

  1. (dialectal) damp; moist; wet; soft from dampness.

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