Plowland
Plowland Plow"land`, Plougland Ploug"land`, n. 1. Land that is plowed, or suitable for tillage. [1913 Webster]

2. (O. Eng. Law) the quantity of land allotted for the work of one plow; a hide. [1913 Webster]


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  • plowland — Plowgate Plow gate , Ploughgate Plough gate , n. The Scotch equivalent of the English word {plowland}. [1913 Webster] Not having one plowgate of land. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plowland — plow·land …   English syllables

  • plowland — noun arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops • Syn: ↑cultivated land, ↑farmland, ↑ploughland, ↑tilled land, ↑tillage, ↑tilth • Derivationally related forms: ↑till ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plougland — Plowland Plow land , Plougland Ploug land , n. 1. Land that is plowed, or suitable for tillage. [1913 Webster] 2. (O. Eng. Law) the quantity of land allotted for the work of one plow; a hide. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • Ice plow — Plow Plow, Plough Plough (plou), n. [OE. plouh, plou, AS. pl[=o]h; akin to D. ploeg, G. pflug, OHG. pfluog, pfluoh, Icel. pl[=o]gr, Sw. plog, Dan. ploug, plov, Russ. plug , Lith. plugas.] 1. A well known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mackerel plow — Plow Plow, Plough Plough (plou), n. [OE. plouh, plou, AS. pl[=o]h; akin to D. ploeg, G. pflug, OHG. pfluog, pfluoh, Icel. pl[=o]gr, Sw. plog, Dan. ploug, plov, Russ. plug , Lith. plugas.] 1. A well known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plough — Plow Plow, Plough Plough (plou), n. [OE. plouh, plou, AS. pl[=o]h; akin to D. ploeg, G. pflug, OHG. pfluog, pfluoh, Icel. pl[=o]gr, Sw. plog, Dan. ploug, plov, Russ. plug , Lith. plugas.] 1. A well known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plow — Plow, Plough Plough (plou), n. [OE. plouh, plou, AS. pl[=o]h; akin to D. ploeg, G. pflug, OHG. pfluog, pfluoh, Icel. pl[=o]gr, Sw. plog, Dan. ploug, plov, Russ. plug , Lith. plugas.] 1. A well known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plow alms — Plow Plow, Plough Plough (plou), n. [OE. plouh, plou, AS. pl[=o]h; akin to D. ploeg, G. pflug, OHG. pfluog, pfluoh, Icel. pl[=o]gr, Sw. plog, Dan. ploug, plov, Russ. plug , Lith. plugas.] 1. A well known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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