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THOROUGH, adjective thur'ro.

1. Literally, passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as a thorough reformation; thorough work; a thorough translator; a thorough poet.

2. Passing through; as thorough lights in a house.

THOROUGH, preposition thur'ro. From side to side, or from end to end.

1. By means of. [Not now used.] [See Through.]

THOROUGH, noun thur'ro. An inter-furrow between two ridges.