plough a lone/lonely furrow

Definition of plough a lone/lonely furrow

British, literary

  1. :  to do something alone or do something that no one else will do She has had to plough a lone/lonely furrow in her pursuit of reform.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : chiefly British spelling ofplow

  1. :  having no company :  solitary

    :  preferring solitude

    :  only, sole

  1. :  being without company :  lone

    :  cut off from others :  solitary

    :  not frequented by human beings :  desolate

  1. :  a trench in the earth made by a plow

    :  plowed land :  field

    :  something that resembles the track of a plow: such as

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

    :  to make or form furrows, grooves, wrinkles, or lines

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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