threshing floor

noun

Definition of threshing floor

: ground or floor space for threshing or treading out grain

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History and Etymology for threshing floor

Middle English thresschinge flor, from thresschinge, thresshinge (gerund of thresschen, thresshen to thresh) + flor floor

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“Threshing floor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/threshing%20floor. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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