from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Obs. or Prov. Eng. An instrument to thrash with; a flail.
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- noun obsolete, UK, dialect An
instrumentto thrashwith; a flail.
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"No matther for that, sorrow foot yez'll put acrass the thrashel this evenin '; now, I'll toll you what, Skinadre, I wouldn't this blessed minute, for all I've earned these six months, that ye came this evenin'; -- I have my raisons for it; Art Maguire is a boy that we have no right to compare ourselves wid -- you all know that."