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Furrow vs. Plow

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  • Furrow (noun)

    A trench cut in the soil, as when plowed in order to plant a crop.

    "Don't walk across that deep furrow in the field."

  • Furrow (noun)

    Any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal.

  • Furrow (noun)

    A deep wrinkle in the skin of the face, especially on the forehead.

    "When she was tired, a deep furrow appeared on her forehead."

  • Furrow (verb)

    To cut one or more grooves in (the ground, etc.).

    "Cart wheels can furrow roads."

  • Furrow (verb)

    To wrinkle.

  • Furrow (verb)

    To pull one's worry, etc.

    "frown"

    "As she read the document intently her brows began to furrow."

  • Plow (noun)

    alternative spelling of plough

  • Plow (verb)

    alternative spelling of plough

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  • Furrow (noun)

    A trench in the earth made by, or as by, a plow.

  • Furrow (noun)

    Any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; a wrinkle on the face; as, the furrows of age.

  • Furrow

    To cut a furrow in; to make furrows in; to plow; as, to furrow the ground or sea.

  • Furrow

    To mark with channels or with wrinkles.

  • Plow (noun)

    A well-known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen, or other power, for turning up the soil to prepare it for bearing crops; also used to furrow or break up the soil for other purposes; as, the subsoil plow; the draining plow.

  • Plow (noun)

    Fig.: Agriculture; husbandry.

  • Plow (noun)

    A carucate of land; a plowland.

  • Plow (noun)

    A joiner's plane for making grooves; a grooving plane.

  • Plow (noun)

    An implement for trimming or shaving off the edges of books.

  • Plow (noun)

    Same as Charles's Wain.

  • Plow

    To turn up, break up, or trench, with a plow; to till with, or as with, a plow; as, to plow the ground; to plow a field.

  • Plow

    To furrow; to make furrows, grooves, or ridges in; to run through, as in sailing.

  • Plow

    To trim, or shave off the edges of, as a book or paper, with a plow. See Plow, n., 5.

  • Plow

    To cut a groove in, as in a plank, or the edge of a board; especially, a rectangular groove to receive the end of a shelf or tread, the edge of a panel, a tongue, etc.

  • Plow (verb)

    To labor with, or as with, a plow; to till or turn up the soil with a plow; to prepare the soil or bed for anything.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Furrow (noun)

    a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)

  • Furrow (noun)

    a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface;

    "his face has many lines"

    "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"

  • Furrow (verb)

    hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove;

    "furrow soil"

  • Furrow (verb)

    make wrinkled or creased;

    "furrow one's brow"

  • Furrow (verb)

    cut a furrow into a columns

  • Plow (noun)

    a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing

  • Plow (verb)

    to break and turn over earth especially with a plow;

    "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"

    "turn the earth in the Spring"

  • Plow (verb)

    deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression;

    "This book deals with incest"

    "The course covered all of Western Civilization"

    "The new book treats the history of China"

  • Plow (verb)

    move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil;

    "The ship plowed through the water"

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