The first task in the morning was the threshing out of barley.
This threshing out of the chaff gives the State a certain dignity.
Do you not know I could issue my royal warrant for threshing out all your corn?
The cause of it was that the French owner had brought a threshing machine and was threshing out his wheat.
He was tormented by a question he had been threshing out for days: Might he permissibly have sent her a Christmas present?
"Any way is better than threshing out new wheat at such a price," said William sullenly.
Farmers were hard at work cutting the wheat and threshing out the grain on platforms of earth pressed smooth as stone.
Her mind, what little there was of it, was spasmodically and intermittently employed in what she called "threshing out things."
"We are threshing out old straw, I believe, gentlemen," remarked Magnus.
At this season all hands hereabouts were busy with threshing out the newly garnered corn and getting in potatoes.