Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A boy who leads or guides a team of animals in plowing.
  • n. A country boy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A boy plower, a boy who plows.
  • n. A knave who helps the plowman by driving the draught animals in front of the plow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A boy that drives or guides a team in plowing; a young rustic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A boy who drives or guides a team in plowing; hence, a rustic boy; an ignorant country fellow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a boy who leads the animals that draw a plow

Etymologies

plow +‎ boy (Wiktionary)

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