the Plough


: a group of seven stars in the northern sky that form a shape that is interpreted as an old-fashioned farmer's plow : big dipper

Examples of the Plough in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After the second album came out in late 2021, Justine Covault invited Newman to assemble some musicians to play a few of Brebner’s songs at the Plough and Stars in Cambridge. James Sullivan,, 27 Feb. 2023

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“The Plough.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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