threshing floor


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Noun1.threshing floor - a floor or ground area for threshing or treading out grainthreshing floor - a floor or ground area for threshing or treading out grain
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
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threshing floor

nDreschboden m, → Tenne f
References in classic literature ?
805-809) Look about you very carefully and throw out Demeter's holy grain upon the well-rolled (43) threshing floor on the seventh of the mid-month.
The homestead consisted of a threshing floor, outhouses, stables, a bathhouse, a lodge, and a large brick house with semicircular facade still in course of construction.
Because may be when they came she'd be hackling flax or threshing on the threshing floor, and they'd be ashamed to see her, and she'd laugh, or resent the present.
It was on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite, the place provided by David.
The long stalks were then raked away and winnowing forks, shovels or baskets were used to throw the grain, chaff and other debris into the air so the heavier grain kernels could fall back onto the threshing floor while the lighter material was blown away by the wind.
According to the account in the Book of Samuel, the destructive angel was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite (ibid.
For easy-threshing wheats, some growers find they can simply grab small bundles and beat the grain out onto a threshing floor or tarp.
The longer a mature crop is left in the field or on the threshing floor, the higher will be the losses from natural calamities including fire, birds, and rodents.
It covers me, the corner, like Ruth on the threshing floor.
Another example of Rapoport's insights relates to the question of whether Ruth and Boaz had sex on the threshing floor the night Ruth seduced him.
The study for The Threshing Floor, painted in 1898, is rated at pounds 3,000-pounds 5,000 at Bonham's auction in Harrogate on November 25.
The paper will try to demonsrtate how the night meeting of Ruth and Boaz at the threshing floor (Ruth 3) could have served as a kind of biblical example of pious, virtuous bundling.