Threadbare : Definition

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Definitions of Threadbare

Pronunciation : Thread"bare`
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : 1. Worn to the naked thread; having the nap worn off; threadbare clothes. "A threadbare cope." Chaucer.

2. Fig.: Worn out; as, a threadbare subject; stale topics and threadbare quotations. Swift.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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