plough the same furrow

Definition of plough the same furrow

British, literary

  1. :  to do the same thing someone else does He was not content to plough the same furrow as his father.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : chiefly British spelling ofplow

  1. :  resembling in every relevant respect

    :  being one without addition, change, or discontinuance :  identical

    :  being the one under discussion or already referred to

  1. :  something identical with or similar to another

  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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