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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed; Thrush-like American songbird able to mimic other birdsongs; A farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw.

Usage examples (33)
  • The thrasher is a strong fish, twenty feet long, and of great weight.
  • "thrasher," about fifteen feet in length, blunt-nosed, strong of jaw, with cruel teeth.
  • Spotted a brown thrasher, an unusual bird in this area.
  • The duller, but louder, one on the left is a sage thrasher. for more
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