from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An implement for planting seed-potatoes and covering them with soil.
- n. These machines have reached a high degree of efficiency. Some forms open the soil, automatically deposit the seed-potatoes at fixed distances, and cover them by means of followers or disks. Others, under the guidance of a bay riding behind the driver, distribute the seed as desired. Some forms employ a cutter or disk in advance of the plow to assist in opening the soil, and all types employ some form of attachment for distributing fertilizer in connection with the planting.
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