Definition of Threshing floor

1. Noun. A floor or ground area for threshing or treading out grain.

Generic synonyms: Area



Definition of Threshing floor

1. Noun. The floor of a threshing house or similar area where grain is threshed. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threshing Floor

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threshel
threshels
thresher
thresher's lung
thresher shark
thresher sharks
thresherman
threshermen
threshers
threshes
threshhold
threshholds
threshing
threshing-floor
threshing floor (current term)
threshing floors
threshing machine
threshold
threshold body
threshold differential
threshold element
threshold function
threshold gate
threshold level
threshold limit value
threshold of consciousness
threshold of island of Reil
threshold of nose
threshold operation

Literary usage of Threshing floor

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1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"The Breton threshing-floor is well described by Souvestre. The sound of the flail is one of the most familiar summer sounds in Brittany. ..."

2. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"... of the threshing floor. Some instances, however, occur of the heap being in the centre, as at the present day, as in the accompanying cut. No. 434. ..."

3. Spolia Zeylanica by National Museums of Sri Lanka, National Museums of Ceylon (1908)
"THRESHING-FLOOR CEREMONIES IN UVA. By JAMES PARSONS. /^ERTAIN protective offerings were found buried in the threshing- floor of a paddy field in the village ..."

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