Harrowed
Harrow Har"row, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harrowed} (h[a^]r"r[-o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harrowing}.] [OE. harowen, harwen; cf. Dan. harve. See {Harrow}, n.] 1. To draw a harrow over, as for the purpose of breaking clods and leveling the surface, or for covering seed; as, to harrow land. [1913 Webster]

Will he harrow the valleys after thee? --Job xxxix. 10. [1913 Webster]

2. To break or tear, as with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex. [1913 Webster]

My aged muscles harrowed up with whips. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]

I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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