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boult to sift through coarse cloth.
cribration sifting.
presift to sift beforehand.
resift to sift again.
searce (Obs.) to sift.
seil to strain.
sieve a utensil for separating the coarse parts from the fine parts of loose matter; (verb) to pass through a sieve.
sift to sieve.
sifter one who, or that which, sifts.
siftingly (Adv.) SIFTING, sieving.
sile to strain.
siler a strainer.
sye to strain.
tamis (Fr.) a strainer; a glazed woollen or mixed fabric.
tems a sieve, strainer; (verb) to sift.
temse a sieve, strainer; (verb) to sift.
trommel (Ger.) a revolving sieve for cleaning or sizing minerals.
unsifted not sifted.