Plowboy vs Ploughboy - What's the difference?

plowboy | ploughboy |

Plowboy is an alternative form of ploughboy.


As nouns the difference between plowboy and ploughboy

is that plowboy is a boy plower, a boy who plows while ploughboy is (dated) a boy who directed the animals that pulled a plough.

plowboy

English

Alternative forms

* ploughboy (British)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A boy plower, a boy who plows.
  • A knave who helps the plowman by driving the draught animals in front of the plow.
  • ploughboy

    English

    Alternative forms

    * plowboy (US)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dated) A boy who directed the animals that pulled a plough