- the constellation Ursa Major.
- the Big Dipper.
- 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.
- 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
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How to use plow in a sentence
For example, when tackling a large space like your driveway, the fastest method is to start down the center using a plow shovel, and then work your way towards the outer edges, finally removing the snow with a traditional snow shovel.
Not long ago, a whole host of artists were plowing these fields—Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Johnny Winter.
The company is plowing the profits from the first store into expansion.
Meanwhile, the private sector—and state and local governments—are getting on with their business and plowing ahead.October Jobs Report Is Bad News for American Economic Declinists|Daniel Gross|November 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And then third, figure out how you can live on 75% of your income, while plowing 25% into retirement savings.
If we are plowing hundreds of billions into college loans with low-to-no wage growth, this implies one of two things.Don't Have Enough to Worry About? Here's One More Thing: Low Growth May be Here to Stay.|Megan McArdle|March 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The effect of plowing is to break the ground into lumps, which lie upon each other, giving free admission to the air between them.
If domestic manures are applied, use about twelve cords to the acre, composting before plowing under.
Thus, plowing is usually farm labor, but if it is done to make land ready for building a house it is not.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Out on a green meadow a farmer drove a tractor, busily plowing deep furrows for a new crop.Restricted Tool|Malcolm B. Morehart
After some days we were in the Indian Ocean, plowing lazily along and counting the hours until we reached Mombasa.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon