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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of thrack.

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Examples

  • Must have used thim himsilf tu make thim thracks wid -- early in th 'mornin' -- behfure he met up wid us on th 'thrail.

    The Luck of the Mounted A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police

  • The Father wint out walkin 'to the other side of the thracks to see the Widow McCabe's Jacky about servin'

    Charred Wood

  • The sthreet-car thracks got so soft they spread all over th 'sthreet, an' th 'river run dhry.

    Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen

  • But las 'Friday ev'nin', lo an 'behold, whin th' r-road was crowded with people fr'm th 'brick-yards an' th 'gas-house an' th 'mills, who shud come ridin' along be th 'thracks, bumpin' an 'holdin' on, but Molly Donahue?

    Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen

  • 'I'm goin' over f'r to stand guard in th 'thracks,' says th 'la-ad.

    Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen

  • "An ', as he goes down th' sthreet, he hears a band play an 'sees a procission headed be a calceem light; an', in a carredge, with his plug hat in his hand an 'his di'mond makin' th 'calceem look like a piece iv punk in a smoke-house, is Flannigan, payin' his first visit this side iv th 'thracks."

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • An 'I've knowed th' worst villyuns on earth that'd die in their thracks to save a stranger's child fr'm injury.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • 'Snakes,' I says, 'get along,' says I. 'I want ye'er house, an' ye best move out west iv th 'thracks, an' dig a hole f'r ye'ersilf, 'I says.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • An 'thin he's put undher bonds to keep the peace, an' they sind him out west iv th 'thracks; an' I move into th 'house, an' tear out th 'front an' start a faro bank.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • Wid the dust-thracks they thramp into roads glamin’ in at it, off went a crack,

    A Curlew's Call

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