Etymology: Old English írescan
- To beat out grain from, as straw or husks; to beat the straw or husk of (grain) with a flail; to beat off, as the kernels of grain; as, to thrash wheat, rye, or oats; to thrash over the old straw.
- To beat soundly, as with a stick or whip; to drub.
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