- a narrow groove made in the ground by a plow
- anything resembling this, as a deep, narrow rut made by a wheel, a deep wrinkle on the face, etc.
- Obs. plowed land
Origin of furrowMiddle English forwe from Old English furh, akin to German furche (OHG furuh) from Indo-European base an unverified form perk-, to dig up, furrow from source an unverified form porkos, Classical Latin porca, furrow, porcus, pig (lit., digger)
Origin of furrow< furrowthe noun
- to make furrows
- to become wrinkled