Water furrow

Water furrow
Water furrow Wa"ter fur"row (Agric.) A deep furrow for conducting water from the ground, and keeping the surface soil dry. [1913 Webster]

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  • water furrow — noun Etymology: Middle English water forowe, from Old English wæterfurh, from wæter water + furh furrow more at water, furrow : a furrow for conducting or diverting water …   Useful english dictionary

  • water-furrow — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: water furrow : to make water furrows in : drain or irrigate by water furrows …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Water-meadow — A water meadow (also water meadow or watermeadow) is an area of grassland subject to controlled irrigation to increase agricultural productivity. Water meadows were mainly used in Europe from the 16th to the early 20th centuries. Working water… …   Wikipedia

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