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thresh

 (thrĕsh)
v. threshed, thresh·ing, thresh·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To beat the stems and husks of (grain or cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains or seeds from the straw.
b. To separate (grains or seeds) in this manner.
2. To discuss or examine (an issue, for example) repeatedly.
3. To beat severely; thrash.
v.intr.
1. To use a machine or flail to separate grain or seeds from straw.
2. To thrash about; toss.

[Middle English thresshen, from Old English therscan; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

threshing

(ˈθrɛʃɪŋ)
n
another word for thresh
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.threshing - the separation of grain or seeds from the husks and strawthreshing - the separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw; "they used to do the threshing by hand but now there are machines to do it"
separation - sorting one thing from others; "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"
Translations

threshing

[ˈθreʃɪŋ]
A. Ntrilla f
B. CPD threshing floor Nera f
threshing machine Ntrilladora f

threshing

[ˈθrɛʃɪŋ] nbattage mthreshing machine nbatteuse f

threshing

nDreschen nt
References in classic literature ?
It is the threshing of the last wheat-rick at Flintcomb-Ash farm.
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And then, when the storm of twigs, leaves and dirt, caused by the leaping, threshing thing ceased for a moment, the onlookers saw something that filled them with terror.
His right arm, from the elbow down, looked as though it had gone through a threshing machine, what of the ravage wrought by claws and fangs.
He would need more men, and if it were agreeable to everyone he would engage Ambrosch for the reaping and threshing, as the Shimerdas had no small grain of their own.
There is not a modern plow in the islands or a threshing machine.
A sudden threshing of the branches of a tree outside one of the windows, and almost at the same instant a rattle of rain against the glass, recalled him to a sense of his surroundings.
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The combine harvester, who achieved the highest threshing, will be awarded a car during the Harvest Day celebration, which will be held in November.
The bundles were then gathered and placed in rows to further dry before threshing.