• synonyms


smash, shove, rake, cultivate, bulldoze, reap, trench, rush, ridge, till, farm, list, break, turn, push, harvest, harrow, furrow

Nearby words

ploughshare, ploughstaff, plouk, plovdiv, plover, plow, plow back, plow into, plow steel, plow under, plow wind
Also especially British, plough.

Origin of plow

before 1100; Middle English plouh, plugh(e), plough(e), Old English plōh; cognate with German Pflug plow
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British Dictionary definitions for plow


/ (plaʊ) /

noun, verb

the usual US spelling of plough
Derived Formsplower, noun
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