Thresh Thresh, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Threshed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Threshing}.] Same as {Thrash}. [1913 Webster]

He would thresh, and thereto dike and delve. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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