PLOW, v.t. To trench and turn up with a plow; as, to plow the ground for wheat; to plow it into ridges.
To plow on the back, to scourge; to mangle, or to persecute and torment. Ps.129.
To plow with one's heifer, to deal with the wife to obtain something from the husband. Judges 14.
To plow iniquity or wickedness, and reap it, to devise and practice it, and at last suffer the punishment of it. Job.14. Hos.10.
To plow in, to cover by plowing; as, to plow in wheat.
To plow up or out, to turn out of the ground by plowing.
To put one's hand to the plow and look back, is to enter on the service of Christ and afterwards abandon it. Luke 9.
[This difference of orthography often made between the noun and verb is wholly unwarrantable, and contrary to settled analogy in our language. Such a difference is never made in changing into verbs, plot, harrow, notice, question, and most other words. See Practice.]