- n. 皱纹；犁沟；车辙
- vt. 犁；耕；弄绉
- vi. 犁田；开沟；犁出浪迹
- n. (Furrow)人名；(英)弗罗
TEM8 IELTS GRE
- furrow: [OE] Furrow is an ancient agricultural term, going back to the prehistoric Indo- European base *prk-, which also produced Welsh rhych ‘furrow’, Armenian herk ‘newly ploughed land’, Latin porca ‘ridge between furrows’, and possibly also Sanskrit parçãna- ‘chasm’ and Latin porcus ‘grave’. Its Germanic descendant was *furkh-, which produced German furche, Dutch voor, Swedish fåra, and English furrow.
- furrow (n.)
- Middle English furwe, forowe, forgh, furch, from Old English furh "furrow, trench in the earth made by a plow," from Proto-Germanic *furkh- (cognates: Old Frisian furch "furrow;" Middle Dutch vore, Dutch voor; German Furche "furrow;" Old Norse for "furrow, drainage ditch"), from PIE *perk- (2) "to dig, tear out" (cognates: Latin porca "ridge between two furrows," Old Irish -rech, Welsh rhych "furrow"). General meaning "narrow trench or channel" is from early 14c. In reference to a deep wrinkle on the face, by 1580s.
- furrow (v.)
- early 15c., "to plow, make furrows in," from furrow (n.). Meaning "to make wrinkles in one's face, brow, etc." is from 1590s. Old English had furian (v.). Related: Furrowed; furrowing.
- 1. The government is more than adept at ploughing its own diplomatic furrow.
- 2. Cale has ploughed a more esoteric furrow as a recording artist.
- 3. Some deep wrinkles furrow his lower forehead.
- 4. An old ox makes a straight furrow.
- 5. Heavy trucks made deep furrow in the road.
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