Thrum cap
Thrum Thrum, n. [OE. thrum, throm; akin to OD. drom, D. dreum, G. trumm, lump, end, fragment, OHG. drum end, Icel. ?r["o]mr edge, brim, and L. terminus a limit, term. Cf. {Term}.] [Written also {thrumb}.] 1. One of the ends of weaver's threads; hence, any soft, short threads or tufts resembling these. [1913 Webster]

2. Any coarse yarn; an unraveled strand of rope. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bot.) A threadlike part of a flower; a stamen. [1913 Webster]

4. (Mining) A shove out of place; a small displacement or fault along a seam. [1913 Webster]

5. (Naut.) A mat made of canvas and tufts of yarn. [1913 Webster]

{Thrum cap}, a knitted cap. --Halliwell.

{Thrum hat}, a hat made of coarse woolen cloth. --Minsheu. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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