Breastplow
Breastplow Breast"plow`, Breastplough Breast"plough`, n. A kind of plow, driven by the breast of the workman; -- used to cut or pare turf. [1913 Webster]

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  • breastplow — /brest plow /, n. Agric. a cultivator moved forward by a person pressing the chest against a crossbar. Also, esp. Brit., breastplough. [1715 25; BREAST + PLOW] * * * …   Universalium

  • breastplow — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a plow for cutting turf that is driven by the breast of the workman * * * /brest plow /, n. Agric. a cultivator moved forward by a person pressing the chest against a crossbar. Also, esp. Brit., breastplough. [1715 25; BREAST +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Breastplough — Breastplow Breast plow , Breastplough Breast plough , n. A kind of plow, driven by the breast of the workman; used to cut or pare turf. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Down-share — n. A breastplow used in paring off turf on downs. [Eng.] Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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