- 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.
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The girl’s father had stepped in front of a city riding lawn mower that had a small plow attached after seeing her sledding toward it, police spokeswoman Andrea Escher said.D.C. area’s biggest snowstorm in two years brings slick roads, but much-needed respite|Katherine Shaver, Emily Davies, Lauren Lumpkin|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
In the end the task force employed hundreds of dump trucks, front-end loaders, sanders, plows, rotaries, and flamethrowers to clear the way.How a surprise snowstorm almost spoiled Kennedy’s inauguration 60 years ago|Kevin Ambrose, Jason Samenow|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
Snow pushers are essentially smaller, hand-powered versions of the industrial plow.
Speaking of snow, a big storm could trap your vehicle in several feet of the stuff, and things can get even worse if a plow goes by and buries it further.
You will also need a winch if you want to use a snow plow, which is nice to have during our extensive Alaskan winters.
Think the Frogtown settlers rinsed their tonsils with something that was “too wet to plow and too thick to drink”?
Speed-the-Plow is a particularly interesting choice for Lohan.
The Times, carefully couching its words, said it spoke with Lohan about a “potential appearance” in Speed-the-Plow.
No matter: Christman and her conservative sisters remain unbowed and eager to plow ahead.
The horse has always been a tool for man, whether it was tied to a plow or pulling a carriage.
Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
He hired an engine to plow all his land that was not prepared, besides renting a little more, and also took a flier in wheat.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
They do not have to plow or dig, or perform any other cultivation than that of clearing the land where they are to plant.
The mode of culture is to plow between the rows and hoe the plants carefully.
Scattergood had first encountered her when she came to his hardware store to buy a plow.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland