|1.||any of various implements used to level the ground, stir the soil, break up clods, destroy weeds, etc, in soil|
|2.||(tr) to draw a harrow over (land)|
|3.||(intr) (of soil) to become broken up through harrowing|
|4.||(tr) to distress; vex|
|[C13: of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish harv, Swedish harf; related to Middle Dutch harke rake]|
(Heb. harits), a tribulum or sharp threshing sledge; a frame armed on the under side with rollers or sharp spikes (2 Sam. 12:31; 1 Chr. 20:3). Heb. verb _sadad_, to harrow a field, break its clods (Job 39:10; Isa. 28:4; Hos. 10: 11). Its form is unknown. It may have resembled the instrument still in use in Egypt.