thresh

Part of speech: verb

To beat, as stalks of grain, by means of a flail or a machine.

Part of speech: verb

To beat out grain, etc.

Part of speech: noun

Thresher.

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Usage examples "thresh":

  1. The trail became very steep at two thousand feet, and this fact, together with the back- thresh of the summit disturbance, forced Charter to abandon the animals. - "She Buildeth Her House", Will Comfort.
  2. He would make the " worm Jacob to thresh mountains." - "Thoughts on Missions", Sheldon Dibble.
  3. We've got to thresh out something that isn't a trifle, however, for your honour and good name are both involved- and with yours, ours. - "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.