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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ploughshare mean? 

  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 


Sense 1ploughshare [BACK TO TOP]


A sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


ploughshare; plowshare; share

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...):

moldboard plow; mouldboard plough (plow that has a moldboard)

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