Definition of push plough in English:

push plough

Pronunciation /ˈpʊʃ plaʊ/


(US push plow)
  • 1A small plough operated by pushing; a hand plough or breast plough.

  • 2North American A snowplough which works by pushing the snow off a railway track, road, etc.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Adam Martindale (1623–1686), nonconformist minister. From push- + plough.