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English definition of “plough”

plough

noun [C] UK (US plow)     /plaʊ/
a large farming tool with blades that digs the earth in fields so that seeds can be planted → See also snowploughFarm vehicles and equipment under the plough formal describes land on which crops are grown: These fields have been under the plough for centuries.Areas of land where crops are grownFarms and ranches
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