disc harrow


noun
  1. a harrow with sharp-edged slightly concave discs mounted on horizontal shafts and used to cut clods or debris on the surface of the soil or to cover seed after planting

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How to use disc harrow in a sentence

  • I cultivate with a disc harrow as long as possible, and grow nothing on the ground among the trees.

    The Apple | Various
  • I believe in cultivation with the plow and disc harrow until the trees shade the ground so that weeds cannot grow much.

    The Apple | Various
  • I cultivate my young orchard to corn and potatoes, using a disc harrow, and cease cropping when they begin to bear.

    The Apple | Various
  • I generally use a common plow and disc harrow during the summer, where I have no crop in.

    The Apple | Various
  • I plant my orchard to corn for about eight years, using a disc harrow; and cease cropping at the end of that time.

    The Apple | Various