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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.
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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
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Sprawling over 236 pages, the catalog offered every conceivable plow share, walking plow, sulky plow, gang plow, harrow, planter, stalk cutter, cultivator, drill, hay loader and wagon, in addition to a limited selection of products built by other manufacturers, including Adriance harvesting machinery and mowers, McDonald Bros.
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.