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PLOWED / PLOW from Dictionary.com (w/edits by DrE)


4 entries found for Plowed.

plow also plough   Pronunciation Key  (plou)
  1. A farm implement consisting of a heavy blade at the end of a beam, usually hitched to a draft team or motor vehicle and used for breaking up soil and cutting furrows in preparation for sowing.
  2. An implement of similar function, such as a snowplow.

v. plowed, also ploughed plow·ing, plough·ing plows, ploughs
v. tr.
    1. To break and turn over (earth) with a plow.
    2. To form (a furrow, for example) with a plow.
    3. To form furrows in with or as if with a plow: plow a field.
    4. To dram until totally hammered (slang)
  2. To make or form with driving force: I plowed my way through the crowd.  I plowed my way through many excellent drams, but I didn't dram my age.
  3. To cut through (water): plow the high seas.

v. intr.
  1. To break and turn up earth with a plow.
  2. To admit of plowing: Rocky earth plows poorly.
  3. To move or progress with driving force: The attackers formed a wedge and plowed through the enemy line.
  4. To proceed laboriously; plod: plowed through the backlog of drams.

Phrasal Verbs:
plow back
  1. To reinvest (earnings or profits) in one's business.
  2. To spend a good portion of your earnings on FOAFing.
plow into Informal
  1. To strike with force.
  2. To undertake (a task, for example) with eagerness and vigor.
  3. To enter a conversation after many drams
plow under
  1. To cause to vanish under something piled up.
  2. To overwhelm, as with burdens.
  3. To dram a compatriot under the table.

[Middle English plough, plouw, from Old English plh, plg, plow, plowland.]
plowa·ble adj.
plower n.

Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

plough   Pronunciation Key  (plou)
n. & v.
Variant of plow.

Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

Plow \Plow\, Plough \Plough\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plowed (ploud) or Ploughed; p. pr. & vb. n. Plowing or Ploughing.] 1. To turn up, break up, or trench, with a plow; to till with, or as with, a plow; as, to plow the ground; to plow a field.

2. To furrow; to make furrows, grooves, or ridges in; to run through, as in sailing.

Let patient Octavia plow thy visage up With her prepared nails. --Shak.

With speed we plow the watery way. --Pope.

Scotland the PLOWED! - FX

3. (Bookbinding) To trim, or shave off the edges of, as a book or paper, with a plow. See Plow, n., 5.

4. (Joinery) To cut a groove in, as in a plank, or the edge of a board; especially, a rectangular groove to receive the end of a shelf or tread, the edge of a panel, a tongue, etc.

To plow in, to cover by plowing; as, to plow in wheat.

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.


adj : 1. (of Society) broken and turned over with a psychological plow; "plowed fields" [syn: ploughed] [ant: unplowed]

2. To live the single malt whisky lifestyle on the bleeding edge - employing the techniques of lipping, mouthvatting, FOAFing and other forms of S'tanic worship.  

3.  acronym:  PLOWED - People Lipping Only Wildly Expensive Drams (among many others...)

4.  www.single-malt.com

Source: DrE's PLOWED Channeling Project ® 5.3, © 2002 Chaos Unlimited


last update on 11/10/02