from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A deep furrow for conducting water from the ground, and keeping the surface soil dry.
- transitive v. To make water furrows in.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In agriculture, a deep furrow made for conducting water from ground and keeping it dry; an open drain.
- To plow or open water-furrows in; drain by means of water-furrows.
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