- a plow, or set of plows, having a seat for the driver; called also sulky plow.
Drill plow, ∨ Drill plough
- a sort plow for sowing grain in drills.
Gang cultivator, Gang plow
- a cultivator or plow in which several shares are attached to one frame, so as to make two or more furrows at the same time.
- . See Gang cultivator (above).
- a plow used for cutting ice on rivers, ponds, etc. , into cakes suitable for storing. U. S.
- a large tool for grooving and cutting ice.
noun moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow
middlebreaker; middle buster; lister; lister plough.
- an instrument for creasing the sides of lean mackerel to improve their appearance. Knight.
noun plow that has a moldboard
Pillow of a plow
- a crosspiece of wood which serves to raise or lower the beam.
verb proceed (with a plan of action)
- He went ahead with the project
- to continue in spite of obstacles or resistence by others. Often used in a bad sense, meaning to continue obstinately in spite of the contrary advice of others.
- a penny formerly paid by every plowland to the church. Cowell.
- that part of the frame of a plow to which the draught is applied. See Beam, n., 9.
noun a horse used to pull a plow
- the Monday after Twelth Day, or the end of Christmas holidays.
- . (a) A kind of long-handled spade or paddle for cleaning the plowshare; a paddle staff . (b) A plow handle.
- to execute a difficult or laborious task steadily, esp. one containing many parts; as, he plowed through the stack of correspondence until all had been answered.
- a structure, usually Λ-shaped, for removing snow from sidewalks, railroads, etc., drawn or driven by a horse or a locomotive.
Steam plow ∨ plough
- a plow, or gang of plows, moved by a steam engine.
- a plow having a share and standard but no moldboard. It follows in the furrow made by an ordinary plow, and loosens the soil to an additional depth without bringing it to the surface. Knight.
Swing plow, ∨ Swing plough
- . (a) A plow without a fore wheel under the beam. (b) A reversible or sidehill plow.
To plow in
- to cover by plowing; as, to plow in wheat.
To plow up
- to turn out of the ground by plowing.
Trench plow, ∨ Trench plough
- a kind of plow for opening land to a greater depth than that of common furrows.
Trench"-plow", Trench"-plough` transitive verb
- To plow with deep furrows, for the purpose of loosening the land to a greater depth than usual.
Wheel plow, ∨ Wheel plough
- a plow having one or two wheels attached, to render it more steady, and to regulate the depth of the furrow.
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