thread [-s] n
OE threaded, thread.
- Twine; slender string; fine-spun fiber; twisted line of flax, silk, cotton or wool; single strand of material for use in sewing and weaving.
thread [-ed, -ing] v
see thread, n.
- Draw together a number of objects on a string; [fig.] gather; collect; condense; accumulate moisture in the process of condensation.
- Pass one end of a fiber through the eye of a needle; [fig.] guided; led to the right place; directed by the hand of God.