Examples of thresh in a Sentence
threshing and harvesting at the same time
the poor dog threshed against his chain
Recent Examples of thresh from the Web
Sometimes scenes of hunting, netting fish, herding and butchering animals, threshing grain and other farming activities were carved or painted directly onto tomb walls, as in the exquisite murals at the ancient burial grounds at Saqqara near Cairo.
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Origin and Etymology of thresh
Middle English thresshen, from Old English threscan; akin to Old High German dreskan to thresh
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
THRESH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thresh for English Language Learners
: to separate the seeds of corn, wheat, etc., from the plant by using a special machine or tool
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