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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; A farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw.

Usage examples (39)
  • A thresher is a machine that pulls in the harvest, separates the grain from the chaff.
  • This early thresher did not separate the grain from the chaff.
  • "You going to cut it all -- and haul it down to the thresher?"
  • You can join with a few other farmers and buy a small thresher together. for more
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