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list·er

 (lĭs′tər)
n.
A plow equipped with a double moldboard that turns up the soil on each side of the furrow, often having an attached drill for seed planting.

[From list.]
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lister

(ˈlɪstə)
n
(Agriculture) agriculture US and Canadian a plough with a double mouldboard designed to throw soil to either side of a central furrow. Also called: lister plough, middlebreaker or middle buster
[C19: from list2]

Lister

(ˈlɪstə)
n
(Biography) Joseph, 1st Baron Lister. 1827–1912, British surgeon, who introduced the use of antiseptics
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list•er1

(ˈlɪs tər)

n.
a plow with a double moldboard, used to prepare the ground for planting by producing furrows and ridges.
Also called list′er plow`.
[1885–90, Amer.; list2 + -er1]

list•er2

(ˈlɪs tər)

n.
a person who makes or compiles a list, esp. an appraiser or assessor.
[1670–80; list1 + -er1]

Lis•ter

(ˈlɪs tər)

n.
Joseph, 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis, 1827–1912, English surgeon: founder of modern antiseptic surgery.
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Lister

To some, a plow with two moldboards arranged so that, as a furrow is plowed, the dirt is thrown half to the right and half to the left. To others, a lister was the plow just described combined with a planter. Those who used the latter terminology often referred to the first plow as a Middlebreaker, Middlebuster, or Ridge buster. However, the term Ridge buster was also sometimes used instead of Go-devil.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lister - English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)Lister - English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
2.lister - assessor who makes out the tax lists
assessor, tax assessor - an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
3.Lister - moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrowlister - moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow
moldboard plow, mouldboard plough - plow that has a moldboard
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