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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?