plowshare definition

  • noun:
    • The cutting blade of a plow; a share.
    • The leading edge of a plow, usually a metal knife.
    • The share of a plow, or that part which cuts the piece of earth or sod at the bottom associated with the furrow.
    • The share of a plow, or that component which cuts the floor at the bottom associated with the furrow, and increases the piece into the mold-board, which converts it over; the sock of a plow. See first cut-under plow.
    • In physiology, the vomer.
    • a-sharp metal wedge that cuts loose the very best layer of earth

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