Plowshare vs Plowman - What's the difference?

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Plowshare is a related term of plowman.


As nouns the difference between plowshare and plowman

is that plowshare is the cutting edge of a plow, typically a metal blade while plowman is a male plower, who plows land with a plough.

plowshare

English

Alternative forms

* ploughshare

Noun

(en noun)
  • The cutting edge of a plow, typically a metal blade.
  • And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares , and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. (Isaiah 2:4, KJV)

    See also

    * scallop * scar * shear

    plowman

    English

    Alternative forms

    * ploughman (British)

    Noun

    (plowmen)
  • A male plower, who plows land with a plough.
  • ''A cereal breeder's farmhands must be good plowmen .