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Noun
The act of removing grain or seeds from hulls or husks
“After a long day of manual labor, the farmer finally finished the threshing, separating the wheat kernels from their husks.”
Noun
Violent beating or punishment, synonyms include drubbing, flogging, and thrashing
“After being caught stealing, the thief received a merciless threshing as a punishment for his actions.”
Noun
The activity or business of growing crops and raising livestock
Noun
An act of flapping or waving, usually quickly and irregularly
Adjective
Being agitated by the air or winds
Verb
Present participle for to separate the grain from the straw or husks
“Jefferson was thus able to thresh the wheat from one field, then have the threshing machine follow the harvesters to the granary in the next field.”
Verb
Present participle for to shake or vibrate jerkily or nervously
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“Sometimes, the poor child would cry out and thresh about in his sleep.”
Verb
Present participle for to strike or beat repeatedly
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“He could dig, and he could thresh, and everything to which he put his hand he did with a will.”
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