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- v. : riding with neither foot leading, with the stick perpendicular to the fall line; not goofy nor regular.
- v. ploughing
- n. Alternative form of ploughing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of turning up earth with a plow; the cultivation of the ground by the plow: as, the plowing of new ground; the spring and fall plotting.
- n. The making of furrows or grooves in anything. See plow, v.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tilling the land with a plow
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As a bona fide member of the Baby Boomers, I revelled in plowing new territory in terms of parenting, working, sistering and changing the world.
Conventional plowing is 'skinning our agricultural fields'
Billy worked for three days, and while insisting that he was doing very well, he freely admitted that there was more in plowing than he had thought.
They would hurry away from their meagre garden plots and stony fields, to begin plowing and sowing.
You can call it plowing new ground, but I think the more salient point is that courts haven’t considered this particular question previously, and a ruling that compulsory purchases goes too far when imposed on commercially inactive individuals, wouldn’t conflict with any previous decision.
UCLA alum Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recalls plowing through the complete Sherlock Holmes collection on his first NBA road trip.
"We're always open to listening, but ... we're more in sync with the idea of plowing forward," said Jon James, deputy superintendent of the Park Service's George Washington Memorial Parkway division.
After 20+ years, I still shudder when I recall plowing through the 1400 typewritten pages unbound of course of THE CIDER HOUSE RULES, taking copious notes.
The pulverization of drained land may be produced, partly by deep, or subsoil plowing, which is always necessary to perfect the object of thorough-draining; but it is much aided, in stiff clays, also, by the shrinkage of the soil by drying.
Cameras show whether it's snowing or raining on the driveway, so you can decide whether to call a plowing service, he said.
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