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thresh

thresh

 
pronunciation:
thresh
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
thresh out, thresh over
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: threshed, threshes, threshing
definition 1: to separate the grain from the chaff of (a cereal such as wheat).
definition 2: to beat with, or as though with, a flail.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to separate grain from chaff with a flail or thresher.
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phrase: thresh out
phrase: thresh over
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  farm, grain, seed