plowshare

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noun plow·share \ˈplau̇-ˌsher\

Definition of plowshare

  1. :  a part of a plow that cuts the furrow

Origin and Etymology of plowshare

Middle English ploughshare, from plough plow + schare plowshare — more at share


First Known Use: 14th century



PLOWSHARE Defined for English Language Learners

plowshare

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noun plow·share \ˈplau̇-ˌsher\

Definition of plowshare for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a plow that digs into the soil


PLOWSHARE Defined for Kids

plowshare

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noun plow·share \ˈplau̇-ˌsher\

Definition of plowshare for Students

  1. :  the part of a plow that cuts into the earth



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