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Thought, - Thrift,
Thread, vb. to pass as a thread through the eye of a needle: “for a camel to t. the postern of a needle's eye,” R2 V, 5, 17. “they would not t. the gates,” Cor. III, 1, 124. “--ing dark-eyed night,” Lr. II, 1, 121 (the adjective dark-eyed evidently formed in allusion to the eye of a needle. cf. “unthread the rude eye of rebellion,” John V, 4, 11).