- n. alternative spelling of plowshare.
- n. a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
- plough + share (Wiktionary)
“Only by the ploughshare is the earth cut in furrows; but that this may be, other parts of the plough are necessary.”
“It's primary meaning is 'ploughshare' and its secondary meaning is precisely 'penis' or 'membrum virile' in VictorianSpeak, if you may.”
“Sharing recently some online leads hinting that the aforementioned Indic word kapr̥t- is fundamentally 'ploughshare' rather than 'penis', I've met some disbelieving resistance.”
“To the 'ploughshare' and the 'plough' the Rig Veda has an hymn (IV.”
“In a characteristic Spielberg move, this prefatory sequence is conceived in miraculous terms: the horse and his boy surging triumphantly over the stony ground, driving their ploughshare through solid rock to a persistently soaring soundtrack.”
“All too often, the problem is not that the axiom is unhelpful or untrue, but that over time it has come, ploughshare into sword, to be adopted by one side or the other as a weapon.”
“Rather than turn your sword into a ploughshare, why not combine your plough with a medium-sized artillery piece?”
“The scrubland and bamboo forests of the ecoregion are the habitat of one of the most endangered reptiles in the world, the ploughshare tortoise (Geochelone yniphora).”
“These include two of the six Malagasy endemic baobab species (Adansonia grandidieri and A. suarezensis), two species or subspecies of primate, Perrier's sifaka and golden crowned sifaka, western forest rat, and ploughshare tortoise.”
“One more sword turned into a ploughshare by private endeavour!”
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