harrow definition

  • noun:
    • A farm apply consisting of a heavy framework with razor-sharp teeth or upright disks, regularly break up and even off plowed floor.
    • A device consisting of much framework having a number of disks or teeth consecutively, that is dragged across ploughed land to smooth or split up the soil, to remove weeds or cover seeds; a harrow plow.
    • An implement of farming, typically formed of pieces of timber or material crossing each other, and set with metal or wooden teeth. It's attracted over plowed land to stage it and break the clods, to blend the soil while making it fine, or even cover seed whenever sown.
    • An obstacle formed by-turning a typical harrow upside down, the framework becoming buried.
    • An implement, usually formed of items of timber or taverns of steel crossing one another and set with metal teeth (also known as tines), attracted (usually by one place) over plowed land to amount it and break the clods, and to Cover Seed when sown.
    • disruption; weep; uproar.
    • A barrow-like armed forces development; additionally, that believed by flying flocks of wild geese.
    • a cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the earth
  • verb-transitive:
    • to-break up and degree (earth or land) with a harrow.
    • To inflict great stress or torment on.
    • Archaic To plunder; sack.
    • to-draw a harrow more than, as for the reason for breaking clods and leveling the outer lining, and for addressing seed.
    • to split or rip, much like a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.
    • To pillage; to harry; to oppress.
  • verb:
    • To pull a harrow over; to split with a harrow.
    • To traumatize or disturb; to frighten or torment.
    • draw a harrow over (land)
  • interjection:
    • A call for help, or of distress, security an such like.
    • Assistance! Halloo! An exclamation of stress; a call for succor; -- the old Norman hue and cry.
  • others:
    • to-draw a harrow over; break or tear with a harrow: because, to harrow land or ground.
    • To tear or lacerate just as if by a harrow; torment; harass.
    • To ravage; despoil; vex: just like harry.
    • Assistance! hallo! hello! an exclamation of unexpected stress, of lamentation, or of indignation or surprise: employed by heralds to entice attention.

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