from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of turning up earth with a plow; the cultivation of the ground by the plow: as, the plowing of new ground; the spring and fall plotting.
  • noun The making of furrows or grooves in anything. See plow, v.

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  • verb snowboarding : riding with neither foot leading, with the stick perpendicular to the fall line; not goofy nor regular.
  • verb ploughing
  • noun Alternative form of ploughing.

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  • noun tilling the land with a plow


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  • Also, present participle of the verb 'to plow (to plough)'.

    September 15, 2011

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    September 15, 2011