spring tooth

1 of 2


: a flat coiled steel tooth (as on a cultivating or weeding machine) that digs deeply but springs backward on striking an obstruction


2 of 2

transitive verb

: to cultivate with a spring-tooth implement

Word History


Transitive verb

spring tooth

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“Spring tooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20tooth. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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