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plowboy

[plou-boi]
noun
  1. a boy who leads or guides a team drawing a plow.
  2. a country boy.
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Origin of plowboy

First recorded in 1560–70; plow + boy
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Word Origin and History for plow-boy

n.

also plowboy, 1560s, from plow + boy.

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