Definitions

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  • noun A simple plough consisting of a spike dragged through the soil.
  • adjective obsolete, slang, cant Hot.

Etymologies

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20th-century borrowing from Norwegian ard ("plough").

Examples

  • How it must be with the poor devils for'ard is beyond conceiving.

    CHAPTER XXXV

  • How it must be with the poor devils for'ard is beyond conceiving.

    Chapter 35

  • And then comes the problem of how to convey power for'ard from the engine to the winch.

    Chapter 1 -- Foreword

  • And then comes the problem of how to convey power for'ard from the engine to the winch.

    Chapter 1

  • And then comes the problem of how to convey power for'ard from the engine to the winch.

    The Voyage of the "Snark"

  • I lie reading in my bunk, which is on the weather side, and continually over my head during the long night hours impact the footsteps of one mate or the other, pacing up and down, and, as I well know, the man himself is for ever peering for'ard from the break of the poop, or glancing into the binnacle, or feeling and gauging the weight and direction of wind on his cheek, or watching the cloud-stuff in the sky adrift and a-scud across the stars and the moon.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • I lie reading in my bunk, which is on the weather side, and continually over my head during the long night hours impact the footsteps of one mate or the other, pacing up and down, and, as I well know, the man himself is for ever peering for'ard from the break of the poop, or glancing into the binnacle, or feeling and gauging the weight and direction of wind on his cheek, or watching the cloud-stuff in the sky adrift and a-scud across the stars and the moon.

    Chapter 19

  • In some soils, e.g. Vertisols in Ethiopia, the ard is the only implement used for soil preparation.

    1. Labour productivity and distribution

  • Th 'rayport fr'm th' Twinty-third Wa-ard, which is in th '

    Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen

  • A.fred "Larry" Lorenz, the A. Louis Read distinguished professor of mass communication at Loyola University, has been given the Dux A.ademicus A.ard, which is presented annually to an outstanding teacher.

    New Orleans Saints Central

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