from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as thread.
  • Same as thread.
  • A Middle English or dialectal form of third.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Archaic Thread; continuous line.
  • adjective obsolete Third.
  • transitive verb To pass through in the manner of a thread or a needle; to make or find a course through; to thread.
  • transitive verb To make or effect (a way or course) through something.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb archaic Simple past of thread.


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  • Form of third.

    January 24, 2009

  • They did not speak much more, but thridded their way through many a bosky dell, whose soft green influence could not charm away the shock and the pain in Margaret's heart, caused by the recital of such cruelty; a recital too, the manner of which betrayed such utter want of imagination, and therefore of any sympathy with the suffering animal.

    —Mrs Gaskell, North and South

    November 23, 2009