[ suhb-soi-ler ]

  1. one who operates a subsoil plow.

Origin of subsoiler

First recorded in1850–55; subsoil + -er1

Words Nearby subsoiler Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use subsoiler in a sentence

  • The ordinary plough was to be followed in this case by a subsoiler, to stir the earth as deep as possible.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • They should be thrown out as deep as can be done with a plow, then followed by subsoiler twelve to eighteen inches deep.

    The Apple | Various
  • I prefer young, thrifty trees, planted in furrows made with a plow and subsoiler.

    The Apple | Various
  • Let Sam take the plough, and have young Thompson follow with the subsoiler.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • In planting, plow both ways with a coulter and subsoiler, then dig out.

    The Apple | Various