plowshare

(redirected from Plow share)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Plow share: pruning hook

plow·share

 (plou′shâr′)
n.
The cutting blade of a plow; a share.

plow•share

(ˈplaʊˌʃɛər)

n.
the cutting part of the moldboard of a plow; share.
[1350–1400]

Plowshare

The part of a turning plow that provides the cutting edge. It incurs most of the wear and must be periodically sharpened and, less often, replaced.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Plowshare - a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soilplowshare - a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
moldboard plow, mouldboard plough - plow that has a moldboard
wedge - something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
com)-- The Tehama County Plow Share Project began in 2014 and is now an over three hundred member Facebook Volunteer Group whose mission is to grow, glean and deliver food to the Food Bank and Food Pantry providers in Tehama County.
If anybody attending the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago in September still associated metalworking with the image of a sweating, village blacksmith forging a plow share by banging on an anvil, it faded in a hurry.
There is an abundance of metal tools, including plow shares, as well as grinding stones and coins.