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 for To draw a straight furrow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furrow \Fur"row\, n. [OE. forow, forgh, furgh, AS. furh; akin to
     D. voor, OHG. furuh, G. furche, Dan. fure, Sw. f?ra, Icel.
     for drain, L. porca ridge between two furrows.]
     1. A trench in the earth made by, or as by, a plow.
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     2. Any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; a
        wrinkle on the face; as, the furrows of age.
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     Farrow weed a weed which grows on plowed land. --Shak.
  
     To draw a straight furrow, to live correctly; not to
        deviate from the right line of duty. --Lowell.
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