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Plow vs. Plough

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  • Plow (noun)

    alternative spelling of plough

  • Plow (verb)

    alternative spelling of plough

  • Plough (noun)

    A device pulled through the ground in order to break it open into furrows for planting.

    "The horse-drawn plough had a tremendous impact on agriculture."

  • Plough (noun)

    alt form|Plough|lang=en}} ({{synonym of Ursa Major)

  • Plough (noun)

    alternative form of ploughland|nodot=1, an alternative name for a carucate or hide.

  • Plough (noun)

    A joiner's plane for making grooves.

  • Plough (noun)

    A shaving off the edges of books.

  • Plough (verb)

    To use a plough on to prepare for planting.

    "I've still got to plough that field."

  • Plough (verb)

    To use a plough.

    "Some days I have to plough from sunrise to sunset."

  • Plough (verb)

    To have sex with.

  • Plough (verb)

    To move with force.

    "Trucks plowed through the water to ferry flood victims to safety."

  • Plough (verb)

    To furrow; to make furrows, grooves, or ridges in.

  • Plough (verb)

    To run through, as in sailing.

  • Plough (verb)

    To trim, or shave off the edges of, as a book or paper, with a plough.

  • Plough (verb)

    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.

  • Plough (verb)

    To fail (a student).

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  • 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.

  • Plough (noun)

    See Plow.

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  • 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"

  • Plough (noun)

    a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

  • Plough (noun)

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

  • Plough (verb)

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

    "The ship plowed through the water"

  • Plough (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"

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