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Definitions of thrusting

  1. The act of pushing with force. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The act of squeezing curd with the hand, to expel the whey. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Act of pushing with force; the act of squeezing curd of milk with the hand to expel the whey. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. The act of pushing with force or squeezing in. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. of Thrust Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for thrusting

  1. So saying, she exhibited a rent of about two feet long, thrusting through it a very pretty foot and ankle at the same time. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  2. I jumped off my horse, and, thrusting the buffalo grass aside, I pointed out many tracks of barefooted ponies. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
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