/ (θrɛdz) /

pl n
  1. a slang word for clothes

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How to use threads in a sentence

  • In gonorrhoea gonococci are sometimes found in the sediment, but more commonly in the "gonorrheal threads," or "floaters."

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
  • Isabel longed for the time when she should enter them and pick up the threads dropped from her mother's nerveless fingers.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • After peace was declared the new Marshal returned to Dalmatia and took up the threads of his old life.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • And once Mother Oriole found, caught in the shutter, little threads of Hepzebiah's hair.

    Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
  • It is true, I could see them; but not with sufficient distinctness to insure the proper insertion of the initial threads.

    Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman