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The farmer caught up a huge flail with which he was wont to thresh out his oats.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
"I want to thresh out some things with you to-day, and I'll be as brief as possible," said Bassett when he and Harwood were alone.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Be sensible; stack what you can, but don't wait to thresh or grind.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Some of the big harvesters that cut and thresh the wheat are drawn by a traction-engine instead of horses.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
Nevertheless, 260 no one could have persuaded her not to go on and thresh the matter out with those who had sought to injure her.
When hooked it took line with a rush, began to thresh half out, and presently sounded.
The fish sounded and ran in on me, then darted here and there, then began to leap and thresh upon the surface.
To thresh grain upon the barn floor with a flail day after day needs much physical endurance.
It is said to cut an area of a hundred acres a day, and at the same time thresh the grain and fill fifteen hundred sacks.
A new machine should be set up and run for a couple of hours before attempting to thresh any grain.

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