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An unseen power lifted him from his bed, thew him across the room, and tossed him from one side of the room to the other.
This is, of course, no argument against the poems now-we mean it only as against the poets thew.
Alice Sheltoir, charged with being a common scold—to the thew.
LONDONWALTER BESANT
When this is so, the thew or servus is like to appear as the unfreest of persons rather than as no person but a thing.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
What is more, we may say that every man who was not a thew was in some definite legal sense a free man.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
In a charter coming from Bishop Denewulf (K. 1079) we read of three wite-thewmen who were boor-born and three who were thew-born.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
Indeed, it was necessary to exert every thew and sinew if the animal were to be prevented from tearing him to pieces.
He was tall and great of thew and sinew—a giant among men, towering head and shoulders even above the tall Frankish warriors.
Seeing something white in a petticoat he thew his arms about it and kissed and hugged it madly.
But do not count us by what we are in thew and muscle, but by what our summons can do among our countrymen.
RED GAUNTLETSIR WALTER SCOTT

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