plow under

verb
plowed under; plowing under; plows under

Definition of plow under

transitive verb

: to cause to disappear : bury, overwhelm

First Known Use of plow under

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Plow under.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plow%20under. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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