a plow having a vertical moldboard, used in cultivating cotton.
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noun (mainly US)
a heavy plough used in growing cotton, having an almost vertical mouldboard
a plough or cultivator with a single shovel
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a rawhide whip having a short handle and a long, plaited lash. Contemporary Examples A Few Good Books for Dads John Elder Robison June 13, 2013 Historical Examples Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith noun a long tapering heavy whip, esp one of plaited rawhide verb -whips, -whipping, -whipped (transitive) to whip with a bullwhip
(especially in the early 19th century) the driver of a team of oxen.
any large driving gear among smaller gears. Historical Examples The Wreckers Francis Lynde