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n. - The separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw.

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  • They used to do the threshing by hand but now there are machines to do it
  • We had always abundance for use in threshing time.
  • When the last baby was three days old, just in threshing time, she died.
  • Skins needed in threshing time were partly of these bed covers, taken down from the beds.
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