dorsen

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From Middle Dutch derscen, darscen, dorscen, dorschen, from Old Dutch *therskan, *threskan, from Proto-Germanic *þreskaną. Compare Low German dörschen, German dreschen, English thresh, West Frisian terskje, Danish tærske.

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dorsen (past singular dorste, past participle gedorst)

  1. (transitive) To thresh
  2. (intransitive) To be threshed, take to that procedure
  3. (figuratively, transitive) To beat severely (as if) with a club etc., possibly to a pulp

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(all these words have an obsolete spelling using dorsch-)

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