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furrow

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noun fur·row \ˈfər-(ˌ)ō, ˈfə-(ˌ)rō\

Simple Definition of furrow

  • : a long and narrow cut in the ground

  • : a narrow line or wrinkle in the skin of a person's face

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of furrow

  1. 1 a :  a trench in the earth made by a plow b :  plowed land :  field

  2. 2 :  something that resembles the track of a plow: as a :  a marked narrow depression :  groove b :  a deep wrinkle <furrows in his brow>

Examples of furrow in a sentence

  1. We plowed furrows in the field.

  2. When he frowns a deep furrow forms in his brow.



Origin and Etymology of furrow

Middle English furgh, forow, from Old English furh; akin to Old High German furuh furrow, Latin porca


First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms


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furrow

verb fur·row

Simple Definition of furrow

  • : to make furrows in (something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of furrow

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make furrows, grooves, wrinkles, or lines in

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to make or form furrows, grooves, wrinkles, or lines

Examples of furrow in a sentence

  1. His forehead furrows when he frowns.

  2. <we had to furrow the field before we could plant the wheat>



15th Century

First Known Use of furrow

15th century

Rhymes with furrow



FURROW Defined for Kids

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furrow

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noun fur·row \ˈfər-ō\

Definition of furrow for Students

  1. 1 :  a trench made by or as if by a plow

  2. 2 :  a narrow groove :  wrinkle




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furrow

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verb fur·row

Definition of furrow for Students

furrowed

furrowing

  1. :  to make wrinkles or grooves in <He furrowed his brow.>




Medical Dictionary

furrow

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noun fur·row \ˈfər-(ˌ)ō, -ə(-w); ˈfə-(ˌ)rō, -rə(-w)\

Medical Definition of furrow

  1. 1:  a marked narrow depression or groove

  2. 2:  a deep wrinkle





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