Now and then comes a day's employment with the threshing-machine when the farmer wants a rick of corn threshed out.
It was well known, however, that we were not to get the threshing-machine at all.
He compared himself to a horse harnessed to a threshing-machine.
During most of the winter Pelle drove the horse for the threshing-machine.
But it was a threshing-machine, covered with black cloths that moved in the wind.
Then he takes them to the threshing-machine, which knocks the little oats off the stalks.
Some person unknown has put a threshing-machine inside the old bean and substituted a piece of brown paper for our tongue.
He knew a threshing-machine by sight now, and considered it no more than a prairie bob-cat.
Like pulling a threshing-machine out of the mud; breaks your back.
The men and machinery and wagons had come early in the day, the engine drawn by two oxen, the threshing-machine by four horses.