Definition of Thrave

1. n. Twenty-four (in some places, twelve) sheaves of wheat; a shock, or stook.



Definition of Thrave

1. a unit of measure for grain [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thrave

thrashers
thrashes
thrashier
thrashiest
thrashing
thrashing floor
thrashing floors
thrashingfloor
thrashingfloors
thrashings
thrasht
thrashy
thrasonic
thrasonical
thrasonically
thrave (current term)
thraves
thraw
thraward
thrawart
thrawed
thrawing
thrawl
thrawls
thrawn
thrawnly
thraws
thread
thread-fish
thread blight

Literary usage of Thrave

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1. Scottish Notes and Queries by John Malcolm Bulloch (1894)
"... 35, 68 on A daimen icker in a thrave's a sma' on A Bibliography of Edinburgh Periodical request, 77 on Auld Reekie, 78 on Nicknames of Scottish towns, ..."

2. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1886)
"Long ere the Douglases came to the front, thrave had been the stronghold of ... The present Castle of thrave, however, seems to have been principally the ..."

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