Threshing-floors sentence example

threshing-floors
  • Among these are the gradual disappearance of various kinds of grain as one advanced towards the north; the use of fermented liquors made from corn and honey; and the habit of threshing out their corn in large covered barns, instead of on open threshing-floors as in Greece and Italy, on account of the want of sun and abundance of rain.

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  • Rice is threshed by beating the ears on a log; other grains, with flails on mud threshing-floors.

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  • Such a situation may also provide more of a breeze, for comfort and for winnowing grain on the threshing floors.

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