thrumb
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrum hat — 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rosier miniature — Les rosiers miniatures sont des rosiers de petite taille, moins de 40 cm. Ce sont presque exclusivement des rosiers modernes. Certains les considèrent comme une catégorie, d autres pas, comme Peter Beales qui les classe dans leur catégorie… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Throckmorton Possessions — (1589–1593)    The first well known case of possessed young people and the successful destruction of witches based on the evidence of minors. The story of the five Throckmorton (also Throgmorton) girls in Warboys, Essex, England, foreshadowed by… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • lull — v 1. put to sleep, rock, rock to sleep, cradle, gentle, lullaby; hypnotic, mesmerize, drug, narcotize, sedate, anesthetize, put under, Sl. dope. 2. soothe, quiet, hush, still, silence; calm, compose, smooth, becalm, dulcify, subdue, quell;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”