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thread

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a thin, flexible structure that resembles a hair
  • the unwary bug was snared in the sticky threads of the spider's web

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thread

verb

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1 to scatter or set here and there among other things
  • this history book threads excerpts from the diaries of pioneer women into its account of the settlement of the West

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2 to put together into a series by means of or as if by means of a thread
  • the reporter threaded his newspaper articles about the basketball team into a book that was essentially a chronicle of their championship season

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The first known use of thread was before the 12th century

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thrash (out or over)

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“Thread.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thread. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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