Furrow meaning

fûrō, fŭrō
To form grooves or deep wrinkles in.
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To become furrowed or wrinkled.
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To furrow is defined as to make a shallow trench or to become wrinkled.

An example of to furrow is to wrinkle ones eyebrows together.

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Furrow is defined as a shallow trench or a deep wrinkle.

An example of a furrow is where a rabbit may live outside.

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A long, narrow, shallow trench made in the ground by a plow.
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A rut, groove, or narrow depression.

Snow drifting in furrows.

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A deep wrinkle in the skin, as on the forehead.
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To make long, narrow, shallow trenches in; plow.
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A narrow groove made in the ground by a plow.
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Anything resembling this, as a deep, narrow rut made by a wheel, a deep wrinkle on the face, etc.
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Plowed land.
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To make a furrow or furrows in.
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To make furrows.
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To become wrinkled.
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A trench cut in the soil, as when plowed in order to plant a crop.

Don't walk across that deep furrow in the field.

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Any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal.
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A deep wrinkle in the skin of the face, especially on the forehead.

When she was tired, a deep furrow appeared on her forehead.

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To make (a) groove, a cut(s) in (the ground etc.).

Cart wheels can furrow roads.

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To pull one's brows or eyebrows together due to worry, concentration etc.

Leave me alone so I can furrow my brows and concentrate.

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Origin of furrow

  • Middle English forwe from Old English furh

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English furgh, forow, from Old English furh, from Proto-Germanic *furhō (cf. East Frisian fuurge, Dutch vore, German Furche, Swedish fåra), from Proto-Indo-European *pork̑os (cf. Welsh rhych ‘furrow’, Latin porca ‘lynchet’, Lithuanian prapar̃šas ‘ditch’, Sanskrit párśānas ‘chasm’).

    From Wiktionary