/ (θreɪv) /
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Scot and Northern English dialect twenty-four sheaves of corn
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Word Origin for thrave
Old English threfe, of Scandinavian origin
Words nearby thrave
thrashing, thrash metal, thrash out, thrasonical, Thrasybulus, thrave, thraw, thrawart, thrawn, thread, threadbare
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How to use thrave in a sentence
The hospital of St. Leonard's has compelled us unjustly to render them a thrave of corn.The Last Of The Barons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
An occasional ear of corn in a thrave,—that is, twenty-four sheaves.Heads and Tales|Various