Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In agriculture, a horsepower machine for cutting off old corn-stalks in the field preparatory to plowing.

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Examples

  • The horses ran away and broke stalk-cutter all to hell.

    THE AMERICAN WEST

  • The trailing varieties form a tangled mass that cannot be handled by an ordinary breaking-plow, but a stalk-cutter, run in the direction the plow will follow, makes plowing possible.

    Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement

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