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 for ploughshare
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plowshare \Plow"share`\, Ploughshare \Plough"share"\, n.
     The share of a plow, or that part which cuts the slice of
     earth or sod at the bottom of the furrow.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Plowshare bone (Anat.), the pygostyle.
        [1913 Webster] Plowtail

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ploughshare
      n 1: a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
           [syn: plowshare, ploughshare, share]

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