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The seed is generally broadcasted for a fiber crop and then harrowed in.

Bone-dust, except when used in the drill, should always be harrowed in.

Your hearts have been ploughed and harrowed and are now frozen up.

And a sense of injustice, of anger, of bewilderment, harrowed his very soul.

After the ploughing, the seed is sown broadcast, and the field is then harrowed.

The soul of Onesimus was harrowed as he gazed on that awful insult to humanity.

It was this attitude of the future that harrowed Barbara's mind.

Mark looked at her, with harrowed eyes, and dropped his gaze.

She chuckled over the romance of it, but he was harrowed with office troubles.

Those who watched him could see that his face was harrowed with emotion.

WORD ORIGIN

agricultural implement, heavy wooden rake, c.1300, haru, from Old English *hearwa, apparently related to Old Norse harfr "harrow," and perhaps connected with Old English hærfest "harvest" (see harvest). Or possibly from hergian (see harry).

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