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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·thwart a.
 1. Having a transverse position; placed or situated across; hence, opposite. “Our overthwart neighbors.”
 2. Crossing in kind or disposition; perverse; adverse; opposing. Overthwart humor.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·thwart, adv. Across; crosswise; transversely. “Y'clenched overthwart and endelong.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·thwart, prep. Across; from alde to side of. “Huge trees overthwart one another.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·thwart, n. That which is overthwart; an adverse circumstance; opposition. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·thwart, v. t. To cross; to oppose. [Obs.]