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1harrow

verb har·row \ˈher-(ˌ)ō, ˈha-(ˌ)rō\

Definition of HARROW

transitive verb
archaic
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Origin of HARROW

Middle English harwen, from Old English hergian
First Known Use: before 12th century

2harrow

noun

Definition of HARROW

:  a cultivating implement set with spikes, spring teeth, or disks and used primarily for pulverizing and smoothing the soil

Origin of HARROW

Middle English harwe; akin to Old Norse hervi harrow, Middle Dutch harke rake
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with HARROW

3harrow

verb

Definition of HARROW

transitive verb
1
:  to cultivate with a harrow
2
:  torment, vex
har·row·er \ˈher-ə-wər, ˈha-rə-\ noun

First Known Use of HARROW

14th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Harrow

geographical name Har·row \ˈha-(ˌ)rō\

Definition of HARROW

borough of NW Greater London, England pop 194,300

Rhymes with HARROW

HARROW Defined for Kids

1harrow

noun har·row \ˈher-ō\

Definition of HARROW for Kids

:  a piece of farm equipment that has metal teeth or disks for breaking up and smoothing soil

2harrow

verb
har·rowedhar·row·ing

Definition of HARROW for Kids

1
:  to drag a harrow over (plowed ground)
2
:  2distress <… the rest that lay helpless in their bunks harrowed me with screaming … — Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped>
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