KJV Dictionary Definition: harrow


HAR'ROW, n. An instrument of agriculture, formed of pieces of timber sometimes crossing each other, and set with iron teeth. It is drawn over plowed land to level it and break the clods, and to cover seed when sown.

HAR'ROW, v.t. To draw a harrow over, for the purpose of breaking clods and leveling the surface, or for covering seed sown; as, to harrow land or ground.

1. To break or tear with a harrow.

Will he harrow the valleys after thee? Job.39.

2. To tear; to lacerate; to torment.

I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word

Would harrow up thy soul--

3. To pillage; to strip; to lay waste by violence. Not used.

4. To disturb; to agitate.


HAR'ROWED, pp. Broken or smoothed by a harrow.


HAR'ROWER, n. One who harrows.

1. A hawk.


HAR'ROWING, ppr. Breaking or leveling with a harrow.