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thresher

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noun thresh·er \ˈthre-shər, ˈthra-\

Definition of thresher

  1. 1 :  one that threshes; especially :  threshing machine

  2. 2 :  thresher shark



13th Century

First Known Use of thresher

13th century


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noun thresh·er \ˈthra-shər, ˈthre-\

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