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5 definitions found
 for 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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furrow \Fur"row\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furrowed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Furrowing.] [From Furrow, n.; cf. AS. fyrian.]
     1. To cut a furrow in; to make furrows in; to plow; as, to
        furrow the ground or sea. --Shak.
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     2. To mark with channels or with wrinkles.
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              Thou canst help time to furrow me with age. --Shak.
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              Fair cheeks were furrowed with hot tears. --Byron.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  furrow
      n 1: a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by
           a plow)
      2: a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face
         has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles" [syn:
         wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line]
      v 1: hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
           [syn: furrow, rut, groove]
      2: make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow" [syn: furrow,
         wrinkle, crease]
      3: cut a furrow into a columns [syn: furrow, chamfer,
         chase]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  185 Moby Thesaurus words for "furrow":
     abysm, abyss, alveolation, alveolus, arroyo, autolithograph,
     be a printmaker, bore, box canyon, breach, break, burrow, canal,
     canalize, canyon, carve, cavity, chamfer, channel, chap, character,
     chasm, check, chimney, chink, chisel, cleave, cleft, cleuch,
     clough, cocker, cockle, col, corrugate, corrugation, coulee,
     couloir, crack, crankle, cranny, crease, crevasse, crevice,
     cribble, crimp, crimple, crinkle, crosshatch, crumple, cut,
     cut apart, cwm, dado, defile, dell, delve, dent, dig, dig out,
     dike, dimple, dint, ditch, donga, draw, dredge, drill, drive,
     enchase, engrave, excavate, excavation, fault, fissure, flaw,
     flume, flute, fold, fosse, fracture, gap, gape, gash, goffer,
     gorge, gouge, gouge out, grave, groove, grub, gulch, gulf, gully,
     gutter, harrow, hatch, hole, honeycomb, impress, impression,
     imprint, incise, incision, indent, indentation, indention,
     indenture, inscribe, joint, kloof, knit, knot, leak, line,
     lithograph, lower, make prints, mark, mine, moat, notch, nullah,
     open, opening, pass, passage, pit, pleat, plica, plow, pock,
     pockmark, print, pucker, purse, quarry, rabbet, ravine, rent,
     ridge, rifle, rift, rime, rimple, ripple, rive, rivel, ruck,
     ruckle, rumple, rupture, rut, sap, scissure, scoop, scoop out,
     score, scrabble, scrape, scratch, sculpture, seam, shirr, shovel,
     sink, slit, slot, spade, split, stipple, streak, striate,
     sulcation, sulcus, sunken part, tool, track, trench, trough,
     tunnel, valley, void, wadi, wimple, wrinkle
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Furrow
     an opening in the ground made by the plough (Ps. 65:10; Hos.
     10:4, 10).
     

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