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threshing-floor

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A floor or area on which grain is beaten out.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of threshing floor.

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Examples

  • Samuel: “David bought the threshing-floor and the oxen and paid fifty shekels of silver for them.”

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Samuel: “David bought the threshing-floor and the oxen and paid fifty shekels of silver for them.”

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Samuel: “David bought the threshing-floor and the oxen and paid fifty shekels of silver for them.”

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Samuel: “David bought the threshing-floor and the oxen and paid fifty shekels of silver for them.”

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • “The grain is beaten out, commonly in the harvest field, by men, horses, or mules, on a threshing-floor prepared extempore for the purpose, where the ground is firm and dry, and the chaff is separated by winnowing.” —

    Oeconomicus

  • Isch. Yes, but tell me, Socrates; do you know that if you begin the process from the windward portion (of the threshing-floor), you will find your chaff is carried over the whole area.

    Oeconomicus

  • Yes, considering the distance,369 the chaff will hardly be carried across the corn into the empty portion of the threshing-floor.

    Oeconomicus

  • Al. “the outer edge or rim of the threshing-floor.”

    Oeconomicus

  • Mahomet may build their tawdry temple on the threshing-floor which

    Tales of all countries

  • Round a post stuck into the middle of the threshing-floor ran a dozen horses harnessed side by side, so that they formed one long radius.

    The Schoolmistress and other stories

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