from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A Scotch (and Middle English) form of
- Crowded; much occupied; busy; intimate; thick.
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- verb Simple past of
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He said Mrs. Linton was "thrang," and the master was not in.
It will be hard for you to fill her place, especially on sic a thrang day as this; but
Launcelot thrang in the thick of the press; and as they were unarmed he smote them and wist not whom that he smote, and so unhappily they were slain.
When Sir Launcelot saw his party go to the worst he thrang into the thickest press with a sword in his hand; and there he smote down on the right hand and on the left hand, and pulled down knights and raced off their helms, that all men had wonder that ever one knight might do such deeds of arms.
So when he heard him say so he thrang here and there, and so with great pain he gat out of the press, and there he met with his dwarf.
Launcelot thrang here and there, it mishapped him to slay Gaheris and Sir Gareth, the noble knight, for they were unarmed and unware.
He said Mrs. Linton was “thrang,” and the master was not in.
Come on noo an hear him - he'll be ower thrang tae bide.
Margaret would be thrang with her white hands in a measure of grain, and I would be hearing her speaking to the chanticleer.
McKinnon thrang with the dealers, and Mirren not far off still sonsy -- when we passed there I saw that Margaret was all trembling; and when we saw Bryde, tall and swarthy, coming to us, I saw the smiling in her eyes and her face aglow.