harrow

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harrow englannista suomeksi

  1. äestää

  2. äes

  1. äes, hara, karhi

  2. äestää

  3. pelotella, vaivata

harrow englanniksi

  1. A device consisting of a heavy framework having several disks or teeth in a row, which is dragged across ploughed land to smooth or up the soil, to remove weeds or cover seeds; a harrow plow.

  2. 1918, Louise & Aylmer Maude, trans. Leo Tolstoy, ''Anna Karenina'', Oxford 1998, p. 153:

  3. He sent for the carpenter, who was under contract to be with the threshing-machine, but it turned out that he was mending the harrows, which should have been mended the week before Lent.
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  5. 1969, Bessie Head, ''When Rain Clouds Gather'', Heinemann 1995, p. 28:

  6. Part of your job would be to learn tractor ploughing and the use of planters, harrows, and cultivators.
  7. An obstacle formed by turning an ordinary harrow upside down, the frame being buried.

  8. To drag a harrow over; to break up with a harrow.

  9. (RQ:KJV)

  10. Will he harrow the valleys after thee?
  11. 1719 Defoe|Daniel Defoe, ''Crusoe|Robinson Crusoe''

  12. When the corn was sown, I had no harrow, but was forced to go over it myself, and drag a great heavy bough of a tree over it, to scratch it, as it may be called, rather than rake or harrow it.
  13. To traumatize or disturb; to frighten or torment.

  14. (quote-book)

  15. To break or tear, as if with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.

  16. 1707, (w), ''The Royal Convert''

  17. my aged muscles harrow'd up with whips
    (RQ:Shakespeare Hamlet)
  18. A call for help, or of distress, alarm etc.

  19. 1590, Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', II.vi:

  20. Harrow, the flames, which me consume (said hee) / Ne can be quencht, within my secret bowels bee.