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Thrower  n.  One who throws. Specifically:
One who throws or twists silk; a throwster.
One who shapes vessels on a throwing engine.

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"Thrower" Quotes from Famous Books

... with the net picks it up. The gladiator with the helmet puts it on; and the two go into the arena, the net thrower taking out a little brush and arranging his hair as he goes, the other tightening his straps and shaking his shoulders loose. Both look at themselves in the mirrors ...
— Androcles and the Lion • George Bernard Shaw

... Captain) Carpenter commanded the Vindictive from the open bridge until her stern was laid in, when he took up his position in the flame thrower hut on the port side. It is marvelous that any occupant should have survived a minute in this hut, so riddled and ...
— Winning a Cause - World War Stories • John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood

... like Battersleigh of the Rile Irish always rides," he said, and natural horseman as well as trained cavalryman was Battersleigh, tall, lean, flat-backed, and martial even under his sixty admitted years. It was his claim that no Sudanese spearsman or waddling assegai-thrower could harm him so long as he was mounted and armed, and he boasted that no horse on earth could unseat him. Perhaps none ever had—until ...
— The Girl at the Halfway House • Emerson Hough

Words linked to "Thrower" :   Wedgwood, throwster, someone, tosser, spear thrower, dart thrower, somebody, twirler, hurler, potter, mortal, ceramist, pitcher, Spode, Josiah Wedgwood, pelter

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