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PLOUGHSHARE

 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 


PLOUGHSHARE (noun)


Sense 1ploughshare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

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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