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plough in Tools topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishploughplough1 (also plow American English) /plaʊ/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 TAa piece of farm equipment used to turn over the earth so that seeds can be planted2 β†’ under the plough β†’ snow plough(1)
Examples from the Corpus
ploughβ€’ I just took a plough over the whole field.β€’ Nos. 44 and 48 passed to London Transport still with bogie mounted plough carriers.β€’ Otherwise a simple plough was used.β€’ The introduction of the plough made possible much greater density of population, concentrated in villages and manors.β€’ Inland, the rich red of the plough fields glowed in the sunshine.β€’ They were more commonly called plough-bullocks from the fact that they pulled the plough in the procession.β€’ Half a million acres came newly under the plough between 1761 and 1792, one million more during the Napoleonic Wars.