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Dictionary entry overview: What does ploughshare mean?
• PLOUGHSHARE (noun)
The noun PLOUGHSHARE has 1 sense:
1. a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
Familiarity information: PLOUGHSHARE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("ploughshare" is a kind of...):
wedge (something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them)
Holonyms ("ploughshare" is a part of...):
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