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bull tongue

noun
1.
a plow having a vertical moldboard, used in cultivating cotton.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism
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  • One of the oldest is an oxen-drawn plow called a rooter or bull tongue plow.
British Dictionary definitions for bull tongue

bull tongue

noun (mainly US)
1.
a heavy plough used in growing cotton, having an almost vertical mouldboard
2.
a plough or cultivator with a single shovel
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