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Search phrase: thread


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CoriolanusCor III.i.124They would not thread the gates. This kind of serviceThey would not thred the Gates: This kinde of Seruice
Henry VH5 III.vi.46And let not Bardolph's vital thread be cutand let not Bardolphs vitall thred bee cut
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.i.34His thread of life had not so soon decayed.His thred of Life had not so soone decay'd.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.29Argo, their thread of life is spun.Argo, their thred of life is spun.
King Edward IIIE3 V.i.122Today our sword shall cut his thread of life,To day our sword shall cut his thred of life,
King JohnKJ IV.iii.127And if thou wantest a cord, the smallest threadAnd if thou want'st a Cord, the smallest thred
King JohnKJ V.vii.54Are turned to one thread, one little hair;Are turned to one thred, one little haire:
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.i.16He draweth out the thread of his verbosityHe draweth out the thred of his verbositie,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.278Cut thread and thrum,Cut thred and thrum,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.333With shears his thread of silk.With sheeres, his thred of silke.
Much Ado About NothingMA V.i.25Fetter strong madness in a silken thread,Fetter strong madnesse in a silken thred,
OthelloOth V.ii.205Shore his old thread in twain. Did he live now,Shore his old thred in twaine. Did he liue now,
PericlesPer I.ii.108Or till the destinies do cut his thread of life.or till the Destinies doe cut his threed of life:
Richard IIR2 V.v.17To thread the postern of a small needle's eye.’To thred the posterne of a Needles eye.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.180And with a silken thread plucks it back again,And with a silken thred plucks it backe againe,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.106O monstrous arrogance! Thou liest, thou thread, thou thimble,Oh monstrous arrogance: / Thou lyest, thou thred, thou thimble,
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.109Braved in mine own house with a skein of thread?Brau'd in mine owne house with a skeine of thred:
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.119Marry, sir, with needle and thread.Marrie sir with needle and thred.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.133brown thread. I said a gown.browne thred: I said a gowne.
Twelfth NightTN II.iv.45And the free maids that weave their thread with bones,And the free maides that weaue their thred with bones,
The Winter's TaleWT IV.iv.316Any silk, any thread,Any Silke, any Thred,


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Atropos['atrohpos] one of the three Fates, who cuts the thread of life
clewball of thread
Fatestrio of goddesses who control human destiny: Atropos (‘the inflexible’) cuts the thread of life allotted and spun by Lachesis (‘the distributor’) and Clotho (‘the spinner’)
filmgossamer, fine thread
gossamerfine thread of a spider's web
sleave-silksilk thread for embroidery
threadtrace a path through, make a way through
threadenmade of linen thread
twistplaited thread, twined fibre


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ball of threadclew
embroidery, silk thread for sleave-silk
fine threadfilm
fine thread of a webgossamer
plaited threadtwist
silk thread for embroiderysleave-silk
thread for embroidery, silk sleave-silk
thread of a webgossamer
thread, ball ofclew
thread, finefilm
thread, made of linenthreaden
thread, plaitedtwist
web, fine thread of agossamer

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Classical mythology...nd v i 277 o fates come come / cut thread and thrum a trio of goddesses who con...
... (&lsquo the inflexible&rsquo ) cuts the thread of life allotted and spun by lachesis (&...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
THREADBASICthread n, thread v, threaden adj
THREADSTATEthreadbare adj
THREADTYPEpackthread n
THREADNOTunthread adj


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