plow up

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transitive verb

1
: to bring to the surface by or as if by plowing : turn, cast, or pull up with or as if with a plow
had plowed quite a lot of arrowheads up
plow up the beetsAccent
by hard work had plowed up several nasty secrets
2
: to break (ground) up by plowing

plow-up

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noun

variants or plough-up
ˈ⸗ˌ⸗
plural -s
: the conversion of an area of virgin sod into cropland

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plow up

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“Plow up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plow%20up. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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