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prairie breaker

noun
1.
breaker1 (def 6).
Origin of prairie breaker
1865-1870
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70
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  • It contributed to the development of the prairie breaker shown in figure 2.

    John Deere's Steel Plow Edward C. Kendall

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