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Meaning of FURROW

Pronunciation:  'furow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
  2. [n]  a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
  3. [v]  hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
  4. [v]  cut a furrow into a columns
  5. [v]  make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow"
 

FURROW is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: chamfer, chase, crease, crease, crinkle, groove, line, rut, seam, wrinkle, wrinkle
 
 See Also: crow's feet, crow's foot, cut, cut, cut into, cutis, delve, depression, dermatoglyphic, dig, fold, fold up, gash, heart line, impression, imprint, laugh line, life line, lifeline, line of destiny, line of fate, line of heart, line of life, line of Saturn, love line, mensal line, skin, tegument, trench, turn over, turn up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fur"row\, n. [OE. forow, forgh, furgh, AS. furh; akin to
    D. voor, OHG. furuh, G. furche, Dan. fure, Sw. f?ra, Icel.
    for drain, L. porca ridge between two furrows.]
    1. A trench in the earth made by, or as by, a plow.
    
    2. Any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; a
       wrinkle on the face; as, the furrows of age.
    
    {Farrow weed} a weed which grows on plowed land. --Shak.
    
    {To draw a straight furrow}, to live correctly; not to
       deviate from the right line of duty. --Lowell.
    
    
  2. \Fur"row\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furrowed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Furrowing}.] [From {Furrow}, n.; cf. AS. fyrian.]
    1. To cut a furrow in; to make furrows in; to plow; as, to
       furrow the ground or sea. --Shak.
    
    2. To mark with channels or with wrinkles.
    
             Thou canst help time to furrow me with age. --Shak.
    
             Fair cheeks were furrowed with hot tears. --Byron.
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

an opening in the ground made by the plough (Ps. 65:10; Hos. 10:4, 10).

 
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