Definitions for: Furrow


[n] a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
[n] a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
[v] hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
[v] cut a furrow into a columns
[v] make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

2. Any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; a
wrinkle on the face; as, the furrows of age.

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.


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.

2. To mark with channels or with wrinkles.

Thou canst help time to furrow me with age. --Shak.

Fair cheeks were furrowed with hot tears. --Byron.

Synonyms: chamfer, chase, crease, crease, crinkle, groove, line, rut, seam, wrinkle, wrinkle

See Also: crow's feet, crow's foot, cut, cut, cut into, cutis, delve, depression, dermatoglyphic, dig, fold, fold up, gash, heart line, impression, imprint, laugh line, life line, lifeline, line of destiny, line of fate, line of heart, line of life, line of Saturn, love line, mensal line, skin, tegument, trench, turn over, turn up

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