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spike-tooth harrow

[ spahyk-tooth ]
/ ˈspaɪkˌtuθ /
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noun

a harrow equipped with straight teeth on horizontal bars, usually employed to smooth and level plowed soil or seedbeds for planting or sowing.

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Origin of spike-tooth harrow

First recorded in 1925–30
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