O"ver*thwart" (?), a.

1.

Having a transverse position; placed or situated across; hence, opposite.

"Our overthwart neighbors."

Dryden.

2.

Crossing in kind or disposition; perverse; adverse; opposing.

"Overthwart humor."

Clarendon.

 

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O"ver*tbart", adv.

Across; crosswise; transversely.

"Y'clenched overthwart and endelong."

Chaucer.

 

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O"ver*tbart", prep.

Across; from alde to side of.

"Huge trees overthwart one another."

Milton.

 

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O"ver*thwart`, n.

That which is overthwart; an adverse circumstance; opposition.

[Obs.]

Surrey.

 

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Over*thwart", v. t.

To cross; to oppose.

[Obs.]

 

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