Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A roller armed with blunt spikes for dragging over newly plowed land to break the clods and render it fit for seeding.

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Examples

  • Only last November he had recommended his son to buy a certain clod-crusher, and the clod-crusher had of course been bought.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • The bright blue paint upon it had as yet not given way to the stains of ordinary farmyard muck and mire; — and here was the clod-crusher advertised for sale!

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • Guja thought that they would try, so they made an ambush and waited till the birds came to the nest to feed their young and then shot them both through the hole in a clod-crusher into which the pole fits, and the two kites fell down dead, at the source of the Ganges and Jumna, and where they fell they made a great depression in the ground.

    Folklore of the Santal Parganas

  • The bright blue paint upon it had as yet not given way to the stains of the ordinary farmyard muck and mire; -- and here was the clod-crusher advertised for sale!

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • November he had recommended his son to buy a certain clod-crusher, and the clod-crusher had of course been bought.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

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