Harrow
geographical name borough of NW Greater London, England population 194,300

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  • Harrow — may be:Objects: *Harrow (tool), an agricultural implement consisting of many spikes, tines or discs dragged across the soil *Spike harrow, an agricultural harrow consisting of a series of downward pointing spikesPlaces: * London Borough of Harrow …   Wikipedia

  • Harrow — puede hacer referencia a: el pueblo de Harrow, en Victoria (Australia); el municipio de Harrow, en el Gran Londres (Inglaterra); una serie de barrios en el municipio anterior: Harrow; Harrow on the Hill; North Harrow; West Harrow; Harrow Weald;… …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harrow — steht für einen Stadtbezirk von London, siehe London Borough of Harrow die sich in diesem Stadtbezirk befindliche Harrow School Harrow ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Den Harrow (* 1962), italienischer Sänger Lisa Harrow (* 1943),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HARROW — Principale ville de la banlieue de Londres, à 16 kilomètres environ du centre ville; située dans le comté de Middlesex puis, après la suppression de ce dernier, en 1965, dans le comté du Grand Londres. Son nom, Harrow on the Hill (Harrow sur la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Harrow — Har row, interj. [OF. harau, haro; fr. OHG. hara, hera, herot, or fr. OS. herod hither, akin to E. here.] Help! Halloo! An exclamation of distress; a call for succor; the ancient Norman hue and cry. Harrow and well away! Spenser. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harrow — harrow1 [har′ō] n. [ME harwe < ? OE * hearwa: akin to ON harfr < IE * (s)kerp : see HARVEST] a frame with spikes or sharp edged disks, drawn by a horse or tractor and used for breaking up and leveling plowed ground, covering seeds, rooting… …   English World dictionary

  • Harrow — Har row, v. t. [See {Harry}.] To pillage; to harry; to oppress. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] Meaning thereby to harrow his people. Bacon [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harrow — a famous British ↑public school (=expensive private school) for boys, in northwest London. Men who have been educated at Harrow are known as Old Harrovians. →↑Eton …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • harrow — ► NOUN ▪ an implement consisting of a heavy frame set with teeth which is dragged over ploughed land to break up or spread the soil. ► VERB 1) draw a harrow over. 2) (harrowing) very distressing. ORIGIN Old Norse …   English terms dictionary

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