Cross-plow

Cross-plow

A second plowing, with the second plowing direction being different (usually at right angles) from that of the first plowing.
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During September and October, the land had to be back-set (or cross-plowed), so the ground was less lumpy for spring seeding.
While Harmer's tractor had cross-plowed much of the downland, the turf on a substantial portion of the land had only been turned over.