The definition of thread is a fine line, streak or string.(noun)
To thread is defined as to string things together or put thread through a needle or into a sewing machine.(verb)
An example of to thread is making a necklace by stringing beads together.
See thread in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME threde < OE thræd (akin to Ger draht) < base of thrawan, to twist: see throw
See thread in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English thrǣd; see terə-1 in Indo-European roots.
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