Thrusher Thrush"er, n. The song thrush. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]

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  • thrasher — thrasher1 noun 1》 a person or thing that thrashes. 2》 archaic spelling of thresher. thrasher2 noun a thrush like American songbird of the mockingbird family, with a long tail and a downcurved bill. [Toxostoma and other genera.] Origin C19: perh.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • thrasher — 1. n. 1 a person or thing that thrashes. 2 = THRESHER. 2. n. any of various long tailed N. American thrushlike birds of the family Mimidae. Etymology: perh. f. E dial. thrusher = THRUSH(1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrash|er — thrash|er1 «THRASH uhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that thrashes. 2. = thresher (def. 3). (Cf. ↑thresher) ╂[< thrash + er1] thrash|er2 «THRASH uhr», noun. any one of several long tailed North American birds related to the mockingbird, such as …   Useful english dictionary

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