E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Weavers ends and fagends of carpet, used for common rugs. (The word is common to many languages, as Icelandic, thraum; German, trumm;
Dutch, drom; Greek, thrumma; all meaning fag-ends or fragments.)
Come, sisters, come, cut thread and thrum;
Quàil, crush, conclude, and queil!
Shakespeare: Midsummer Nights Dream, v. 1.
Thread and thrum. Everything, good and bad together.