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thurst (plural thursts)

  1. (mining) The ruins of the fallen roof in a coal mine, resulting from the removal of the pillars and stalls.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for thurst in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Old Saxon[edit]


From Proto-Germanic *þurstuz, from Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry).


thurst m

  1. thirst