Drill harrow
Drill Drill, n. 1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]

2. (Agr.) (a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain seeds and drop them into the hole made. (b) A light furrow or channel made to put seed into sowing. (c) A row of seed sown in a furrow. [1913 Webster]

Note: Drill is used adjectively, or as the first part of a compound; as, drill barrow or drill-barrow; drill husbandry; drill plow or drill-plow. [1913 Webster]

{Drill barrow}, a wheeled implement for planting seed in drills.

{Drill bow}, a small bow used for the purpose of rapidly turning a drill around which the bowstring takes a turn.

{Drill harrow}, a harrow used for stirring the ground between rows, or drills.

{Drill plow}, or {Drill plough}, a sort plow for sowing grain in drills. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Drill harrow — Harrow Har row (h[a^]r r[ o]), n. [OE. harowe, harwe, AS. hearge; cf. D. hark rake, G. harke, Icel. herfi harrow, Dan. harve, Sw. harf. [root]16.] 1. An implement of agriculture, usually formed of pieces of timber or metal crossing each other,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drill-harrow — drillˈ harrow noun A harrow for working between drills • • • Main Entry: ↑drill …   Useful english dictionary

  • Harrow — Har row (h[a^]r r[ o]), n. [OE. harowe, harwe, AS. hearge; cf. D. hark rake, G. harke, Icel. herfi harrow, Dan. harve, Sw. harf. [root]16.] 1. An implement of agriculture, usually formed of pieces of timber or metal crossing each other, and set… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drill — Drill, n. 1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills. Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agr.) (a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to contain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drill barrow — Drill Drill, n. 1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills. Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agr.) (a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drill bow — Drill Drill, n. 1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills. Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agr.) (a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drill plough — Drill Drill, n. 1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills. Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agr.) (a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drill plow — Drill Drill, n. 1. A small trickling stream; a rill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Springs through the pleasant meadows pour their drills. Sandys. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agr.) (a) An implement for making holes for sowing seed, and sometimes so formed as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bush harrow — Harrow Har row (h[a^]r r[ o]), n. [OE. harowe, harwe, AS. hearge; cf. D. hark rake, G. harke, Icel. herfi harrow, Dan. harve, Sw. harf. [root]16.] 1. An implement of agriculture, usually formed of pieces of timber or metal crossing each other,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Under the harrow — Harrow Har row (h[a^]r r[ o]), n. [OE. harowe, harwe, AS. hearge; cf. D. hark rake, G. harke, Icel. herfi harrow, Dan. harve, Sw. harf. [root]16.] 1. An implement of agriculture, usually formed of pieces of timber or metal crossing each other,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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