adjective, thread·i·er, thread·i·est.
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For some weeks previous to his death, his pulse had become slow and thready, 36 in the minute.
In all the cases, as the disease advanced, the pulse came down to a very unfrequent and thready beat.
The fermented liquor becomes turbid, and assumes a tough thready appearance, like a decoction of linseed.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The gigantic squatter removed his pipe from his mouth and smoothed the thready white beard, straggling over his chin.The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
Where the bridge abutments projected, the thready current of the San Pedro collected and formed quite a deep pool.The Boy Scouts On The Range|Lieut. Howard Payson