thros|tle

thros|tle
thros|tle «THROS uhl», noun. British.
1. a thrush, especially the song thrush.
2. a kind of spinning machine that draws, twists, and winds cotton, wool, or other thread, in one continuous action.
[Old English throstle]

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  • throstle — thros•tle [[t]ˈθrɒs əl[/t]] n. brit. Brit. the song thrush • Etymology: bef. 900; ME, OE, c. OS throsla, OHG drōscala; akin to thrush I …   From formal English to slang

  • throstle-cock — throsˈtle cock noun A male song thrush or (dialect) mistle thrush • • • Main Entry: ↑throstle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Throstle — Thros tle, n. [OE. throsel, AS. [thorn]rostle, [thorn]rosle; akin to MHG. trostel, G. drossel, Icel. [thorn]r[ o]str, Sw. trast, Lith. strazdas, L. turdus. [root]238. Cf. {Thrush} the bird.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The song thrush. See under {Song}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Throstle cock — Throstle Thros tle, n. [OE. throsel, AS. [thorn]rostle, [thorn]rosle; akin to MHG. trostel, G. drossel, Icel. [thorn]r[ o]str, Sw. trast, Lith. strazdas, L. turdus. [root]238. Cf. {Thrush} the bird.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The song thrush. See under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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