Definitions

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  • adjective Reformed spelling. Thorough.

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  • adjective Informal spelling of thorough.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Altho the road was ruff and unpaved, and the wate of their packs heavy, the dowty men continued to plow their way forward with a thoro commitment to their duty - the duty of comedians to make people laff.

    Why I’m Thru With ‘GH’ | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • In addition, all machines used in those contests should be impounded and a thoro forensic investigation made to ascertain the causes of the mismatch.

    Forward to the Past: Junk the Machines, Count Votes Manually

  • November 10, 2008 at 4:30 pm teh cween is berry thoro!

    dey suspect nothin - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Dewey's influence reached its zenith in August 1906, when Theodore Roosevelt, a sympathizer, issued an order directing the Government Printing Office to adopt new spellings for some 300 words -- for instance, prest, dasht, nite, thoro and good-by.

    When Enough Is Enuf

  • I wunce had a mixxur taht wuz puzzes….pozes….controlt by teh debil. sumtymes teh mixxur wud fleeng globza caek mix or pudeeng ALL OVEH teh kichin, an I jus hollar “Kitteh-boiz 2 teh kichin!” an heer com teh mos thoro kleen-up croo I cood eva hope fur!

    What? I’m helping. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • For the rest, unhappy husbands and wives had to be satisfied with annulment (no easy matter), or divorce from bed and board (a mensa et thoro), a form of legal separation which did not entitle either spouse to marry again.

    A History of American Law

  • Bishop called the divorce a mensa et thoro a “carbuncle on the face of civilized society,” a “demoralizing mock-remedy for matrimonial ills.”

    A History of American Law

  • For the rest, unhappy husbands and wives had to be satisfied with annulment (no easy matter), or divorce from bed and board (a mensa et thoro), a form of legal separation which did not entitle either spouse to marry again.

    A History of American Law

  • For the rest, unhappy husbands and wives had to be satisfied with annulment (no easy matter), or divorce from bed and board (a mensa et thoro), a form of legal separation which did not entitle either spouse to marry again.

    A History of American Law

  • Bishop called the divorce a mensa et thoro a “carbuncle on the face of civilized society,” a “demoralizing mock-remedy for matrimonial ills.”

    A History of American Law

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  • This seems to be the less thorough spelling.

    August 9, 2011