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plowshare (n.)

"the part of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of the furrow and raises the slice to the mold-board to be turned," late 14c., from plow + share (n.2). To beat (one's) swords into plowshares as an image of peace made among peoples formerly at strife is from the Old Testament (Isaiah ii.4, Micah iv.3).

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Definitions of plowshare

plowshare (n.)
a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil;
Synonyms: ploughshare / share
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