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thither to or toward that place; that way; there. [2 definitions]
thitherto until that time; up to then.
tho (informal) though.
thole a wooden peg or metal pin, usu. one of a pair, set into the gunwale of a boat to act as the fulcrum for an oar.
Thomas according to the New Testament, one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, who doubted the truth of Christ's resurrection until shown physical proof of it.
Thomas Alva Edison a U.S. inventor (b.1847--d.1931).
Thomas Jefferson U.S. statesman, architect, and one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence, who became the third President of the United States, serving from 1801 to 1809 (b.1743--d.1826).
Thomas Malthus an English economist (b.1766--d.1834).
Thomas More an English statesman and writer who was canonized in 1935; St. Thomas More (b.1478--d.1535).
Thomism the theological and philosophical system of St. Thomas Aquinas, on which thirteenth-century scholasticism was based.
Thompson submachine gun a portable .45-caliber submachine gun; tommy gun.
thong a narrow strip of leather or the like, used esp. as a fastening or as a whiplash. [2 definitions]
Thor in Scandinavian mythology, the god of thunder, who rides a wagon drawn by goats and is armed with a hammer.
thoracic of, pertaining to, in, or near the thorax.
thoraco- thorax.
thorax in humans and in animals with four limbs, the part of the body between the neck and the abdomen, including the ribs and the cavity that contains the heart and lungs; chest. [2 definitions]
Thorazine trademark for the sedative drug chlorpromazine.
thorium a radioactive chemical element of the actinide series that has ninety protons in each nucleus and that occurs as a malleable, lustrous, grayish white solid metal. (symbol: Th)
thorn a short, spiny protrusion on a plant stem or branch. [3 definitions]
thorn apple any of various related plants, such as the jimson weed, that bear poisonous fruit covered with thorns. [2 definitions]
thornless combined form of thorn.