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
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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."
That joy can be rediscovered on the restored threshing floor of the 1842 barn.
Wheat crop in the threshing floor has been badly damaged.
King David paid 600 shekels of gold and an additional 50 shekels of silver for the threshing floor. On the threshing floor, King David erected an altar and offered sacrifices.
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.
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.
Her instructions, woman to woman, are quite detailed: 'Wash and anoint yourself, put on your finest clothes, and go down to the threshing floor. Do not make yourself known to the man until he has finished eating and drinking.
When John talks about Jesus as one who will "clear his threshing floor" and "gather the wheat into his granary; but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire," it sounds like the stuff of fire-and-brimstone preachers, something few Lutherans are known for.