overthwart

a.

  1. Having a transverse position; placed or situated across; hence, opposite.
  2. Crossing in kind or disposition; perverse; adverse; opposing.

adv.

  1. Across; crosswise; transversely.

prep.

  1. Across; from alde to side of.

n.

  1. That which is overthwart; an adverse circumstance; opposition.

v. t.

  1. To cross; to oppose.