Lowboy vs Plowboy - What's the difference?

lowboy | plowboy |


As nouns the difference between lowboy and plowboy

is that lowboy is a low chest of drawers while plowboy is a boy plower, a boy who plows.

lowboy

English

(lowboy)

Alternative forms

*low-boy

Noun

(en noun)
  • A low chest of drawers.
  • *1969 , Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor , Penguin 2011, p. 190:
  • *:Puffing rhythmically, Jones set one of his beautiful dragon-entwined flambeaux on the low-boy with the gleaming drinks [...].
  • A type of semi-trailer with two drops in deck height: one right after the gooseneck and one right before the wheels.
  • * 1979 , Cormac McCarthy, Suttree , Random House, p.155:
  • Before the grave was half filled a truck entered the cemetery gates towing a lowboy with a tractor chained to the bed.

    Synonyms

    (trucking) * float * low loader

    See also

    (furniture) *tallboy

    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.