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The cutting blade of a plow; a share.
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the cutting part of the moldboard of a plow; share.
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The part of a turning plow that provides the cutting edge. It incurs most of the wear and must be periodically sharpened and, less often, replaced.
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|Noun||1.||plowshare - a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil|
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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