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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Thrust \Thrust\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thrust; p. pr. & vb. n. Thrusting.] [OE. ?rusten, ?risten, ?resten, Icel. ?r?st? to thrust, press, force, compel; perhaps akin to E. threat.] 1. To push or drive with force; to drive, force, or impel; to shove; as, to thrust anything with the hand or foot, or with an instrument. [1913 Webster] Into a dungeon thrust, to work with slaves. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To stab; to pierce; -- usually with through. [1913 Webster] To thrust away or To thrust from, to push away; to reject. To thrust in, to push or drive in. To thrust off, to push away. To thrust on, to impel; to urge. To thrust one's self in or To thrust one's self into, to obtrude upon, to intrude, as into a room; to enter (a place) where one is not invited or not welcome. To thrust out, to drive out or away; to expel. To thrust through, to pierce; to stab. "I am eight times thrust through the doublet." --Shak. To thrust together, to compress. [1913 Webster]