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definition of the word harrow

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Harrow

Apparently representing unattested Old English *hearwe or *hearġe (perhaps ultimately cognate with harvest); compare Dutch hark ‘rake’, Danish harv ‘harrow’.

Singular
harrow

Plural
harrows

harrow (plural harrows)

  1. A device consisting of a heavy framework having several disks or teeth in a row, which is dragged across ploughed land to smooth or break up the soil, to remove weeds or cover seeds; a harrow plow.
    • 1918, Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, tr. Louise & Aylmer Maude (Oxford 1998, p. 153)
      He sent for the carpenter, who was under contract to be with the threshing-machine, but it turned out that he was mending the harrows, which should have been mended the week before Lent.

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