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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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Poyser's theory of worldly prosperity, "there is too much dairy land, and too little plough land, on the Chase Farm to suit Thurle's purpose--indeed, he will only take the farm on condition of some change in it: his wife, it appears, is not a clever dairy-woman, like yours.
Mary in Heaven has written the vow That the land shall not rest till the heretic blood, From the babe at the breast to the hand at the plough, Has rolled to the ocean like Shannon in flood!
Little is known concerning the properties of the tree itself, the source of all this wealth; how much it may be improved by cultivation, by the use of the hoe and plough.
But Adam did not need it, Nor the plough he would not speed it, Singing:--"Earth and Water, Air and Fire, What more can mortal man desire?
Were Byron now alive, and Burns, the first would come from his ancestral abbey, flinging aside, although unwillingly, the inherited honors of a thousand years, to take the arm of the mighty peasant who grew immortal while he stooped behind his plough.
Usury is the certainest means of gain, though one of the worst; as that whereby a man doth eat his bread, in sudore vultus alieni; and besides, doth plough upon Sundays.
They alone of this little company will double Malea and plough the waters of the Saronic gulf.
Now of these two societies the domestic is the first, and Hesiod is right when he says, "First a house, then a wife, then an ox for the plough," for the poor man has always an ox before a household slave.
The next morning, February 21st, at three o'clock, the furnaces began to roar; at five, the anchors were weighed, and the Resolute, powerfully driven by her screw, began to plough the water toward the mouth of the Thames.
My youngest pupil is four -- his mother sends him to school to `get him out of the way' -- and my oldest twenty -- it `suddenly struck him' that it would be easier to go to school and get an education than follow the plough any longer.
He must begin to plough for himself, but till now we've always had to hire someone,' he said.
He emptied the pail with the wide thirst of the sweating ploughman, returned it to me, and started up the plough.