Definition of backfurrow

: to plow by throwing or turning the soil from the first two furrows together, leaving clear furrows on the sides

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First Known Use of backfurrow

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for backfurrow

back entry 2 + furrow

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“Backfurrow.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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