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Definition of thresh:

  1. Hence, to labor; to toil; also, to move violently.
  2. Same as Thrash.
  3. To beat out grain from, as straw or husks; to beat the straw or husk of ( grain) with a flail; to beat off, as the kernels of grain; as, to thrash wheat, rye, or oats; to thrash over the old straw.
  4. To beat soundly, as with a stick or whip; to drub.
  5. To practice thrashing grain or the like; to perform the business of beating grain from straw; as, a man who thrashes well.


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