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  • Threshing, which is effected by tribulation, a word which means driving

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Isaiah and Jeremiah

  • "Threshing" is the end of the one, and "treading" is the end of the other; and it is Palestine and not Italy; Jerusalem and not Rome, which is in question here.

    Commentary on Revelation

  • Fortunately for us, she painted a charming picture entitled Threshing Pecans (above on tin cover), portraying an earlier, preindustrial method of coaxing the nuts from the trees to the ground -- adults would use long poles to shake the pecans while children climbed up into the trees to help in the process.

    Threshing Pecans

  • Fortunately for us, she painted a charming picture entitled Threshing Pecans (above on tin cover), portraying an earlier, preindustrial method of coaxing the nuts from the trees to the ground -- adults would use long poles to shake the pecans while children climbed up into the trees to help in the process.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Threshing a bristly stubble over the entirety of his furrowed brow.

    Deadheading

  • Threshing is basically knocking the wheat kernels off the rest of the plant.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Threshing is basically knocking the wheat kernels off the rest of the plant.

    Separating the wheat from the chaff

  • WHITFIELD: A very valuable lesson in your new book "The Threshing Floor" as well.

    CNN Transcript Jul 6, 2008

  • She was in Atlanta a few days ago, and we sat down and talked about her new book, "The Threshing Floor," and her recent trip to Africa.

    CNN Transcript Nov 13, 2005

  • Threshing consists in beating the ears with thick sticks to loosen the husks, after which the padi is carried in baskets to platforms ten feet above the ground, and is allowed to fall on mats, when the chaff is driven away by the wind.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

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