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1918, Louise & Aylmer Maude, trans. Leo Tolstoy, ''Anna Karenina'', Oxford 1998, p. 153:
- 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.
1969, Bessie Head, ''When Rain Clouds Gather'', Heinemann 1995, p. 28:
- Part of your job would be to learn tractor ploughing and the use of planters, harrows, and cultivators.
To drag a harrow over; to break up with a harrow.
- Will he harrow the valleys after thee?
- 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.
To break or tear, as if with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.
1707, (w), ''The Royal Convert''
- my aged muscles harrow'd up with whips
- (RQ:Shakespeare Hamlet)
1590, Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', II.vi:
- Harrow, the flames, which me consume (said hee) / Ne can be quencht, within my secret bowels bee.