Thorn

Thorn, a town and fortress of the first rank in West Prussia, on the Vistula, 115 m. NW. of Warsaw; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League (q.v.); was annexed by Prussia in 1815; the birthplace of Copernicus; carries on a brisk trade in corn and timber.

Population (circa 1900) given as 27,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Thoreau, Henry David * Thornbury, George Walter
Thoms, William John
Thomson, Sir Charles Wyville
Thomson, George
Thomson, James
Thomson, James
Thomson, John
Thomson, Joseph
Thomson, Sir William, Lord Kelvin
Thor
Thoreau, Henry David
Thorn
Thornbury, George Walter
Thornhill, Sir James
Thornycroft, Hamo
Thorough
Thorwaldsen, Bertel
Thoth
Thou, Jacques-Auguste de
Thousand Islands
Thrace
Thrasybulus

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Thorn in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Links here from Chalmers

Augustine
Aungervyle, Richard
Baron, Vincent
Beausobre, Isaac
Charles Xii., King Of Sweden
Copernicus, Nicholas
Elphinston, William
Farnabie, Thomas
Harvey, Gabriel
Highmore, Joseph
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