noun, verb (used with or without object) Chiefly British.
Related formsun·ploughed, adjective
Definition for plough (2 of 2)
- the constellation Ursa Major.
- the Big Dipper.
verb (used with object)
- to cleave the surface of (the water): beavers plowing the pond.
- to make (a way) or follow (a course) in this manner: The yacht plowed an easterly course through the choppy Atlantic.
verb (used without object)
- to bury under soil by plowing.
- to cause to disappear; force out of existence; overwhelm: Many mom-and-pop groceries have been plowed under by the big chain stores.
Origin of plow
Examples from the Web for plough
I order a swing-top bottle of German beer, and then Erik and I plough through a couple liters of red wine.Exploring the Darker Side of James Joyce’s Trieste|Jeff Campagna|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Ass was also used for agriculture, and was employed in the plough, as we find from many passages.Bible Animals;|J. G. Wood
The same individuals who in Spain would have followed the plough, in the colonies carry out great undertakings.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn
But on the sites of the old camping grounds the plough share still turns up relics that carry us back to the “stone age.”Glimpses of the Past|W. O. Raymond