bull tongue


Definition of 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, "Hunting Nutria in the Louisiana Bayou," 21 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of bull tongue

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Bull tongue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20tongue. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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