bull tongue

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bull tongue

A large, detachable plowshare with a single blade, used chiefly for breaking or clearing heavy soil.

[From its resemblance to a bull's tongue.]
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bull tongue

1. (Agriculture) a heavy plough used in growing cotton, having an almost vertical mouldboard
2. (Agriculture) a plough or cultivator with a single shovel
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bull′ tongue`

a plow having a vertical moldboard.
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Bull tongue

A cultivator plow point shaped somewhat like a tongue.
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Noun1.bull tongue - a heavy plow with a single wide blade; used chiefly in cotton fields
plow, plough - a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
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