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Word: furrow

Definition: long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.


Sentences Containing 'furrow'

As the sombre wheels of the six carts go round, they seem to plough up a long crooked furrow among the populace in the streets.
The clocks are on the stroke of three, and the furrow ploughed among the populace is turning round, to come on into the place of execution, and end.
And the first thing I have got to say is, that for my own part I hold my master Don Quixote to be stark mad, though sometimes he says things that, to my mind, and indeed everybody's that listens to him, are so wise, and run in such a straight furrow, that Satan himself could not have said them better; but for all that, really, and beyond all question, it's my firm belief he is cracked.
The ship tore on; leaving such a furrow in the sea as when a cannon-ball, missent, becomes a plough-share and turns up the level field.

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