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Related to Plow Shovel: tractor shovel
A detachable pointed piece of flat metal attached to the frame of a plow and used not to turn over the soil (i.e., a turning plow) but to break up and stir it. There were/are many shapes of such points. See also Bull tongue, Calf tongue, and sweep.
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