EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English thost, from Old English þost (dung; ordure), from Proto-Germanic *þustaz (manure), from Proto-Indo-European *tews- (to clear; empty; drain).

NounEdit

thost (uncountable)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) dung
    • 1899, William Thomas Fernie, Animal Simples, Approved for Modern Uses of Cure:
      To do away a dwarf, i.e., epileptic fit or convulsion, "give to the troubled man to eat thost (dung) of a white hound, pounded to dust and mingled with meal and baked to a cake, ere the hour of the dwarfs seizure, whether by day or by night it be; [...]

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

NounEdit

thost

  1. Lenited form of tost.

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tost thost dtost
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English þost, from Proto-Germanic *þustaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

thost (plural thostis)

  1. fecal matter; dung or feces, especially that of animals
  2. (rare) something without worth

DescendantsEdit

  • English: thost

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

thost

  1. Lenited form of tost.

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
tost thost
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.