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."