bull tongue


: a wide blade attached to a cultivator or plow to stir the soil, kill weeds, or mark furrows

Examples of bull tongue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Working quickly, Heathcock fires up the Pro Drive, lurches farther into the bull tongue, and leaps off the bow in hot pursuit of a straggler nutria. Gerry Bethge, Outdoor Life, 21 Apr. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bull tongue was in 1831

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“Bull tongue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20tongue. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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