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disc harrow

noun
1.
a harrow with sharp-edged slightly concave discs mounted on horizontal shafts and used to cut clods or debris on the surface of the soil or to cover seed after planting
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  • I plant my orchard to corn for about eight years, using a disc harrow; and cease cropping at the end of that time.

    The Apple Various
  • I cultivate my orchard as long as it lives with a disc harrow or plow.

    The Apple Various
  • I believe in cultivation with the plow and disc harrow until the trees shade the ground so that weeds cannot grow much.

    The Apple Various
  • I cultivate with a disc harrow as long as possible, and grow nothing on the ground among the trees.

    The Apple Various
  • I cultivate my orchard with a disc harrow and cultivator, and plant nothing.

    The Apple Various
  • I cultivate my young orchard to corn and potatoes, using a disc harrow, and cease cropping when they begin to bear.

    The Apple Various
  • Cultivates until the middle of July with a disc harrow, plow, and weeder.

    The Apple Various
  • I generally use a common plow and disc harrow during the summer, where I have no crop in.

    The Apple Various
  • I plant my orchard to garden-truck, using a disc harrow, and cease cropping when they begin to bear.

    The Apple Various

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