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sionnach commented on the word thrawneen
A straw, a rush, something of no importance. Most commonly used in the phrase "I don't give a thrawneen about X".
November 1, 2007
yarb commented on the word thrawneen
The hairs of her lower stomach, darkly curling out, blackened wettish grass, at first submerged, now fully exposed. The hairs began to stretch out. Grass, thrawneens after rain, the water level sinks to nothing ... sunken now ... withdrawn ... had shrivelled away to nothing.
- Aidan Higgins, Langrishe, Go Down
August 28, 2008