Meaning of “plough” in the English Dictionary

"plough" in British English

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ploughnoun [ C ]

UK US plow uk /plaʊ/ us /plaʊ/

a large farming tool with blades that digs the soil in fields so that seeds can be planted

See also
under the plough formal

If land is under the plough, crops are grown on it:

These fields have been under the plough for centuries.

ploughverb [ I or T ]

UK US plow uk /plaʊ/ us /plaʊ/

to dig land with a plough:

Farmers start ploughing in the spring.
We're going to plough the top field next week.
Large areas of grazing land have been ploughed up to grow wheat.

the Ploughnoun [ S ]

uk /plaʊ/ us /plaʊ/ UK US the Big Dipper

(Definition of “plough” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)