plow up

transitive verb

Definition of plow up

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 beets
  • Accent
  • by hard work had plowed up several nasty secrets
2 :to break (ground) up by plowing

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plow-up

noun
variants: or plough-up

Definition of plow-up

plural -s
:the conversion of an area of virgin sod into cropland

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