Definition of Thresher

Thresher n. means: 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.

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Thresher n. means: 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.

Meaning of Thresher

Thresher (n.) means: 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.

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Thrasher (n.): Alt. of Thresher

Thresher (n.): Same as Thrasher.

Thresher (n.): One who, or that which, thrashes grain; a thrashing machine.

Thresher (n.): A name given to the brown thrush and other allied species. See Brown thrush.

Thresher (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.

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Meaning of Thrasher

Thrasher means: Alt. of Thresher

Meaning of Thresher

Thresher means: Same as Thrasher.

Meaning of Thresher

Thresher means: One who, or that which, thrashes grain; a thrashing machine.

Meaning of Thresher

Thresher means: A name given to the brown thrush and other allied species. See Brown thrush.

Meaning of Thresher

Thresher means: 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.

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