Meaning of PLOUGH in English
( US plow )
1》 a large farming implement with one or more blades fixed in a frame, drawn over soil to turn it over and cut furrows in preparation for the planting of seeds.
↘land that has been ~ed.
2》 ( the Plough ) Brit. a prominent formation of seven stars in the constellation Ursa Major (the Great Bear).
1》 turn up (earth) with a ~.
2》 (often ~ into ) (of a vehicle) move in a fast and uncontrolled manner.
↘(of a ship or boat) travel through (an area of water).
↘(often ~ on ) advance or progress laboriously or forcibly.
3》 ( ~ something in ) invest or reinvest money in a business.
4》 chiefly N. Amer. clear snow from (a road) using a snow~.
5》 Brit. informal, dated fail (an examination).
OE plōh , of Gmc origin.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004