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Verb: plough  plaw
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: plow)
  1. (farming) to break and turn over earth especially with a plough
    "Farmer Jones ploughed his east field last week";
    - plow [N. Amer], turn
  2. Act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
    - cover, treat, handle, plow [N. Amer], deal, address
  3. Move in a way resembling that of a plough cutting into or going through the soil
    "The ship ploughed through the water";
    - plow [N. Amer]
  4. [Brit] Strive and make an effort to reach a goal
    - tug, labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], push, drive, plow [US], plough on [Brit], plow on [US], sweat
Noun: plough  plaw
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: plow)
  1. A farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
    - plow [N. Amer]
Noun: Plough
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: Big Dipper)
  1. A group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
    - Big Dipper [N. Amer], Dipper, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon

Derived forms: ploughed, ploughs, ploughing

Type of: asterism, broach, fight, go, initiate, locomote, move, struggle, till, tool, travel

Part of: Great Bear, Ursa Major

Encyclopedia: Plough