ploughed

a) Turned over with the blade of a plough to create furrows (usually for planting crops).
b) (figurative)(rare) Well-trodden or well-researched, previously explored.

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  • Ploughed — Plow Plow, Plough Plough, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plowed} (ploud) or {Ploughed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plowing} or {Ploughing}.] 1. To turn up, break up, or trench, with a plow; to till with, or as with, a plow; as, to plow the ground; to plow a field.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ploughed — adj. Ploughed/plowed is used with these nouns: ↑field …   Collocations dictionary

  • ploughed — adj American drunk. One of many terms evoking an image of laid low, crushed or destroyed. Blitzed, smashed, legless, etc. are others on this theme …   Contemporary slang

  • ploughed — plaÊŠ n. (British spelling for plow) farming tool used for cutting into the ground v. (British spelling for plow) cut into the soil with a plough; advance through great effort; pave the way; fail, not succeed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ploughed — adjective (of farmland) broken and turned over with a plow plowed fields • Syn: ↑plowed • Ant: ↑unplowed (for: ↑plowed) • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ploughed Back —    Earnings that are reinvested in the company and not distributed to shareholders as dividends …   Financial and business terms

  • ploughed-back profits — See: retained earnings …   Accounting dictionary

  • ploughed-back profits — See retained earnings …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Plough — Plow redirects here. For the Canadian soldier, see Edward Chester Plow. Plowman redirects here. For the surname, see Plowman (surname). Furrow redirects here. For other uses, see Furrow (disambiguation). For other uses, see Plough… …   Wikipedia

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