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Word: furrow

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


Sentences Containing 'furrow'

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.
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.
It was directed by Laurent Rejto and features cameos by Kate Pierson from the B-52's, James Lorinz (Frankenhooker), Johnny Dynell, Chi-Chi Valenti, the Dazzle Dancers, Rob Roth, Barbara Sicuranza, Larry Fessenden, Alan Midgette (Andy’s double), The Five Points Band, Guy Furrow, Kitty Boots and Hattie Hathaway.
Meridionosulcate pollen have a furrow that runs along the equator of the pollen grain.
Monosulcate pollen has a single furrow that runs along the pole of the pollen grain.
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.
The name 'Whitmore' is said by toponymists to come from the Old English 'hwit' (white) and 'mor' (moor - which was used to describe a marshy area) - possibly a foggy area of marsh land, and 'Reans' is said to possibly mean a type of furrow created during ploughing, designed to drain the land.
The Romanche Trench, also called the "Romanche Furrow" or "Romanche Gap", is the third deepest of the major trenches of the Atlantic Ocean, after the Puerto Rico Trench and the South Sandwich Trench.
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.
The sulcus is a furrow which runs along the surface of the pollen grain and is usually the site at which pollination occurs.

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