thresh
Pronunciation Verb

thresh (threshes, present participle threshing; past and past participle threshed)

  1. (transitive, agriculture) To separate the grain from the straw or husks (chaff) by mechanical beating, with a flail or machinery.
  2. (transitive, literary) To beat soundly, usually with some tool such as a stick or whip; to drub.
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