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  • adj. Alternative form of wanthriven.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Stunted; decayed; in a state of de cline.


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  • And what am I but a poor, wasted, wan-thriven tree, dug up by the roots, and flung out to waste in the highway, that man and beast may tread it under foot?

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian


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