Turned over with the blade of a plough to create furrows (usually for planting crops).
(figuratively, rare) Well-trodden or well-researched, previously explored.
Ploughed Sentence Examples
The ground should be ploughed about four times and all weeds removed.
It is then repeatedly ploughed until the water becomes worked into the soil, and the whole reduced to thick mud.
i nto compounds which when ploughed into the land become humus.
There are the same difficulties to be contended with as in hunting with the ordinary harrier, and a very few days' running will teach the youthful sportsman that he cannot run at the same pace over sound ground and over a deep ploughed field, up hill and down, or along and across furrows.
It is common to cut down the green wheat and barley before the ear forms, for fodder, and the repetition of this, with barley at least, is said not to injure the grain crop. Bellew gives the following statement of the manner in which the soil is sometimes worked in the Kandahar district: - Barley is sown in November; in March and April it is twice cut for fodder; in June the grain is reaped, the ground is ploughed and manured and sown with tobacco, which yields two cuttings.