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thresher, thrasher, threshing machinenoun
a farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw
thresher, thrasher, thresher shark, fox shark, Alopius vulpinusnoun
large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed
A modern farm machine for threshing grain, now a part of combine harvesters rather than a separate implement.
Any of several large pelagic sharks of the genus Alopias, which have a very long tail; more commonly called thresher sharks.
Anything or anyone that threshes.
A now-obsolete hand tool for threshing, also called a flail.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Here too the thresher brandishing his flail,
Bespeaks a master. Dodsley.
one who, or that which, thrashes grain; a thrashing machine
a large and voracious shark (Alopias vulpes), remarkable for the great length of the upper lobe of its tail, with which it beats, or thrashes, its prey. It is found both upon the American and the European coasts. Called also fox shark, sea ape, sea fox, slasher, swingle-tail, and thrasher shark
a name given to the brown thrush and other allied species. See Brown thrush
same as Thrasher
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A species of shark with a long tail, Carcharias vulpes. Also applied to a kind of grampus, which was supposed to attack the whale by leaping out of the water and inflicting blows with its powerful tail.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Thresher is ranked #26772 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Thresher surname appeared 909 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Thresher.
90.7% or 825 total occurrences were White.
3.9% or 36 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.3% or 21 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.4% or 13 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.8% or 8 total occurrences were Black.
0.6% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.
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The numerical value of thresher in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of thresher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of thresher in a Sentence
While the British press is figuring out how many ways they can skewer Prince Harry, who appears to have found Prince Harry happiness and broken a toxic cycle, Meghan Markle will be put through the thresher that is Fleet Street press for not accompanying Meghan Markle husband even though Meghan Markle is Meghan Markle, breastfeeding mother with a toddler in tow as well.
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