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threshing machine

[′thresh·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(agriculture)
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Case started his business manufacturing threshing machines in Racine, WI.
Threshing machines prompted considerable resistance from labourers, who, on top of the loss of land rights because of enclosures and steadily decreasing wages, status and job security, were worried by the threat to their winter income.
The unit's combination of threshing and hulling functions set it apart from standard threshing machines. Bird-sell's design included a bolting apparatus to separate the seed from the straw, a conveying apparatus to take the seed to the hulling cylinder, and a winnowing apparatus to clean the seed from the chaff after hulling.
And, no doubt, these new threshing machines brought problems, as there were no health and safety regulations in those days.
And primitive threshing machines were being tried out.
Evans, a manufacturer of threshing machines and steam engines, The young Evans arrived in Springfield in the mid-1870s and immediately partnered with the famous Foos Mfg.
Smaller threshing machines were popular on Welsh hill farms: many were built to speed up farming during World War 2.
Her granddad was a steam engine man and had several threshing machines. At one time he was the largest International dealer west of the Mississippi River.
I found the article on restoring threshing machines (Farm Collector, July 201 3) very interesting.