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Throstle cock
Throstle Thros"tle, n. [OE. throsel, AS. [thorn]rostle, [thorn]rosle; akin to MHG. trostel, G. drossel, Icel. [thorn]r["o]str, Sw. trast, Lith. strazdas, L. turdus. [root]238. Cf. Thrush the bird.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The song thrush. See under Song. 2. A machine for spinning wool, cotton, etc., from the rove, consisting of a set of drawing rollers with bobbins and flyers, and differing from the mule in having the twisting apparatus stationary and the processes continuous; -- so called because it makes a singing noise. Throstle cock, the missel thrush. [Prov. Eng.]

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- The dialect names throstle and mavis both mean thrush, being related to the German drossel and French mauvis respectively. Throstle dates back to at least...
- of Harewood House northwards to the River Wharfe near Harewood Bridge Throstle Carr Beck, Middleton Topcliffe Beck, Morley Wigton Knowle Beck, in Alwoodley...
- Frusquin St. Simon Straitlace Sunstar Swynford Tagalie Tetratema The Tetrarch Throstle Tiffin Toboggan Tommy Atkins Tracery Tranquil Trenton Tresp****er Trigo...
- sanctus", distinguishing the bird from the song thrush, the mauys or throstle. The song of the mistle thrush is also described in Thomas Hardy's "Darkling...
- Water (L) Wittonstall Clough (L) Dry Syke Oulton Beck (R) West Beck (L) Throstle Carr Beck (L) Carlton Beck Fleakingley Beck (L) Wyke Beck (L) Oil Mill...
- goit providing motive power for a water wheel, the factory was built for throstle spinning and the weaving of cotton—a relatively new introduction to Britain...
- Meeting Farm. From the original three entrance lodges to the park, at Throstle Nest, Barton-upon-Irwell and Old Trafford, only the latter has survived...
- "No. 1 Throstle Nest, Colne Valley (1274996)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 14 September 2020 Historic England, "No. 2 Throstle Nest,...
- Jane’s. ISBN 0-354-08536-0. George Ennor (17 September 1973). "Peleid - **** of the North". Sporting Life. Retrieved 2013-05-20. Morris, Tony; Randall...
- moved into classic contention by beating Namibian by three lengths in the ****ed Hat Stakes, after which he was offered at 33–1 for the Derby. His trainer...