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Definition of Harrow

Harrow

  1. An implement of agriculture, usually formed of pieces of timber or metal crossing each other, and set with iron or wooden teeth. It is drawn over plowed land to level it and break the clods, to stir the soil and make it fine, or to cover seed when sown.
  2. An obstacle formed by turning an ordinary harrow upside down, the frame being buried.
  3. To draw a harrow over, as for the purpose of breaking clods and leveling the surface, or for covering seed; as, to harrow land.
  4. To break or tear, as with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.
  5. Help! Halloo! An exclamation of distress; a call for succor;-the ancient Norman hue and cry.
  6. To pillage; to harry; to oppress.

Harrow Translations

harrow in Dutch is eggen
harrow in French is herser, herse
harrow in German is Egge
harrow in Hungarian is borona
harrow in Norwegian is harve, harv
harrow in Spanish is grada
harrow in Swedish is harv, harva
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