1) A measure of corn or hay, although the number of sheaves varied in different localities.
1298-9 ‘the suit ... about the thraves’, Bridlington
1351 Et in quadraginta thraues straminis empti pro emendacione grangie de Dewesbury, vjs viijd
1446 Diversis thravis 10s 0d. Et carectata stramini pro co-opertura grangi?, Beverley
1552 every threave of wheat conteynethe xxiiij sheaffes, Whorlton
1576 Edward Dyson, baylyf ... had the custodye of certain threves of otes ... and did cause the same to be threshed, South Crosland
1588 Item xx thrave of rye and three thrave of wheate, Dalton.