plough one's own furrow

Definition of plough one's own furrow

British, literary

  1. :  to do something that is different from what other people do She was not afraid to plough her own furrow.

Word by Word Definitions

plough
  1. : chiefly British spelling ofplow

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

furrowplay
  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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