plow up

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transitive verb

: 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
: to break (ground) up by plowing


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

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“Plow up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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