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Thrift may refer to:

  • A savings and loan association in the United States
  • Frugality
  • Apache Thrift, a remote procedure call (RPC) framework developed at Facebook for "scalable cross-language services development".
  • Thrift (plant), a plant in the genus Armeria that have pink or white flowers; the term is especially used to refer to Armeria maritima
  • A former brand used by Irish supermarket chain Superquinn for its generic grocery products
  • A point of the Scout Law: "A SCOUT IS THRIFTY ..."
  • Grey Thrift, a type of thrift shop that spawned the Grey Thrifting movement in the 1970s. The practice was outlawed in several EU states in the 1980s as it was considered a form of elderly human trafficking. However, it remains legal in a number of US states.
  • Syd Thrift (1929–2006), American baseball executive

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