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ploughshare

(ˈplaʊˌʃɛə) or

plowshare

n
(Agriculture) the horizontal pointed cutting blade of a mouldboard plough
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ploughshare - a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soilploughshare - 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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ploughshare

plowshare (US) [ˈplaʊʃɛəʳ] Nreja f del arado
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He came from hot plowshares to prospects of clover tranquilly, and it was as if hot plowshares were not.
He may find his six feet of earth when God chooses, and keep it in peace, perhaps, if he has a friend who will take the pains to sink his head so low that the plowshares cannot reach it
The faultily constructed plowshares in use in some parts of France were unknown here, the hoe sufficed for the little field work that they did.
And D'Artagnan rubbed his forehead - that fertile land, whence the plowshare of his nails had turned up so many and such admirable ideas in his time.
But sometimes Squaw Walden had her revenge, and a hired man, walking behind his team, slipped through a crack in the ground down toward Tartarus, and he who was so brave before suddenly became but the ninth part of a man, almost gave up his animal heat, and was glad to take refuge in my house, and acknowledged that there was some virtue in a stove; or sometimes the frozen soil took a piece of steel out of a plowshare, or a plow got set in the furrow and had to be cut out.
I am off, to cultivate the field of public indigestion with the triple plowshare of aloes, scammony and gamboge.
In a chapter Sherrill called "Swords Into Plowshares, As It Were," he quoted without opprobrium anti-African-American hate screeds looking like something out of a KKK newsletter.
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Soldiers who stared death in the face in the war on the Islamic State in Marawi City would have to give life to the concept of turning swords into plowshares under an order by President Rodrigo Duterte creating a so-called Army agricultural engineering company.
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