Thread

Thread

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Threaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Threading.] 1. To pass a thread through the eye of; as, to thread a needle.
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2. To pass or pierce through as a narrow way; also, to effect or make, as one's way, through or between obstacles; to thrid.
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Heavy trading ships . . . threading the Bosphorus.
Mitford.
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They would not thread the gates.
Shak.
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3. To form a thread, or spiral rib, on or in; as, to thread a screw or nut.
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