from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various New World songbirds of the genus Toxostoma, related to the mockingbird and having a long tail, a long curved beak, and usually a brown head and back.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who thrashes.
- n. Any of several New World passerine songbirds, of the genera Toxostoma, Allenia, Margarops, Oreoscoptes and Ramphocinclus in the family Mimidae, that have a long, downward-curved beak.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, thrashes grain; a thrashing machine.
- n. 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.
- n. A name given to the brown thrush and other allied species. See Brown thrush.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See thresher.
- n. A kind of throstle or thrush; specifically, in the United States, a thrushlike bird of the genus Harporhynchus, of which there are numerous species, related to the mocking-bird, and less nearly to the birds commonly called thrushes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. thrush-like American songbird able to mimic other birdsongs
- n. large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed
- n. a farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw
The thrasher is a strong fish, twenty feet long, and of great weight.
As a machine that German workmen have invented and that is called a thrasher, but is at the same time a chopper — it has chains and knives, and cuts up the straw and thrashes the grain at the same time — so did Sprinkler and Razor work together, slaughtering their enemies, one from above and the other from below.
They are very mischievious, but the second enemy is much more terrible and irresistible; it is the killer, sometimes called the thrasher, a species of whales about thirty feet long.
The thrasher is the port-admiral of the station, and his blows are so many guns to enforce his orders to sail forthwith. "
"thrasher," about fifteen feet in length, blunt-nosed, strong of jaw, with cruel teeth.
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Excuse me folks, muzzle loader season is open and old thrasher and I have a date!!
The copse was loud with birds; a gang of titmice was foraging in the oak clump to the left, and I could hear what I thought was a thrasher in the near distance.
(Answers: a. white crowned sparrow b. brown thrasher c. barred owl)