furrow

[ fur-oh, fuhr-oh ]SEE DEFINITION OF furrow
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Planting holes are thus dug in the furrow with the stakes as a center.

There's the varnish, too, like earth on each side of a furrow.

Oral fossa: in Mallophaga, a furrow lying in front of the mandibles.

In a furrow the two found a knapsack, and in it biscuit and jerked beef.

When we left the plow in the furrow to follow the bugle's call.

"Follow my furrow, then it will be easier for you," said he.

Line for line, ridge for ridge, and furrow for furrow, it is Milburgh's thumb-print and Milburgh is my man!

From one to three continuous lines of stalks are placed in the furrow.

He has worn the yoke and carried the scar into furrow and swamp.

And around us a hundred thousand acres on which no furrow had ever been turned.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English furh "furrow, trench," from Proto-Germanic *furkh- (cf. Old Frisian furch "furrow;" Middle Dutch vore, Dutch voor; German Furche "furrow;" Old Norse for "furrow, drainage ditch"), from PIE *perk- (cf. Latin porca "ridge between two furrows," Old Irish -rech, Welsh rhych "furrow"). "Some scholars connect this word with Latin porcus, Eng. FARROW, assigning to the common root the sense 'to root like a swine.' " [OED]

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