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furrow

 [fur´o]
a groove or trench.
atrioventricular furrow the transverse groove marking off the atria of the heart from the ventricles.
digital furrow any one of the transverse folds across the joints on the palmar surface of a finger.
gluteal furrow the furrow that separates the buttocks.

fur·row

(fŭr'rō),
A groove or sulcus.
[A.S. furh]

furrow

/fur·row/ (fur´o) a groove or sulcus.
atrioventricular furrow  the transverse groove marking off the atria of the heart from the ventricles.
digital furrow  any one of the transverse folds across the joints on the palmar surface of a finger.
genital furrow  a groove that appears on the genital tubercle of the fetus at the end of the second month.
mentolabial furrow  the hollow just above the chin.
nympholabial furrow  a groove separating the labium majus and labium minus on each side.
scleral furrow  see under sulcus.

furrow

[fur′ō]
Etymology: AS, furh
a groove, such as the atrioventricular furrow that separates the atria from the ventricles of the heart.

fur·row

(fŭr'rō)
A groove or sulcus.
[A.S. furh]

fur·row

(fŭr'rō)
A groove or sulcus.
[A.S. furh]

furrow

a groove or trench.

atrioventricular furrow
the transverse groove marking off the atria of the heart from the ventricles.
gluteal furrow
the furrow that separates the buttocks.
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I already have two who are obedient and faithful, have never left me, and serve me for their nourishment and here they are," added he, holding out his two robust arms, furrowed with veins as large as the strings of a bass-viol.
To see this woman, so beautiful, fair as the brightest vision, to see her by turns overcome with grief and threatening; to resist at once the ascendancy of grief and beauty--it was too much for a visionary; it was too much for a brain weakened by the ardent dreams of an ecstatic faith; it was too much for a heart furrowed by the love of heaven that burns, by the hatred of men that devours.
His thin face, deeply furrowed by care, and the bold outline of his strongly marked features, betokened a man more accustomed to exercise his mental faculties than his physical strength.
And directly below them the eye rested on a more advanced line of hanging woods, divided by bright patches of pasture or furrowed crops, and not yet deepened into the uniform leafy curtains of high summer, but still showing the warm tints of the young oak and the tender green of the ash and lime.
Laughter sat on her lips but her brow was furrowed with care, and she spoke up in a rage.
The reality is very different; bold rock-bound coasts, with the surf beating high against the lofty cliffs, and broken here and there into deep inlets, which open to the view thickly-wooded valleys, separated by the spurs of mountains clothed with tufted grass, and sweeping down towards the sea from an elevated and furrowed interior, form the principal features of these islands.
It is there that I, intent on my own investigations, have passed and re-passed a hundred times the worn leonine face, white as the snow beneath him, furrowed with wrinkles like the seams and gashes upon the North Cape; the nervous hand, integrally a part of the mechanism of his flighter; and above all, the wonderful lambent eyes turned to the zenith.
The tale held Harvey almost breathless, his head a little cocked to one side, his eyes fixed on his father's face, as the twilight deepened and the red cigar-end lit up the furrowed cheeks and heavy eyebrows.