snowplough

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From snow +‎ plough.

Noun[edit]

snowplough (plural snowploughs)

  1. (British spelling) Alternative form of snow plow
    • 1960 March, “The January blizzard in the North-East of Scotland”, in Trains Illustrated, page 139:
      A "J36" 0-6-0 with the normal snowplough had to give up at Lumphanan and returned home, whereupon a Stanier Class "5" with a large snowplough and two coaches of workmen with shovels, went up and eventually drove a path through to Ballater.
    • 2019 October, James Abbott, “Esk Valley revival”, in Modern Railways, page 78:
      In another initiative, NR [Network Rail] is to fund snowploughs for fitting to NYMR's [North Yorkshire Moors Railway's] Class 25 diesel loco, facilitating the clearance of snow from the line as far west as Battersby under a track access agreement.

Verb[edit]

snowplough (third-person singular simple present snowploughs, present participle snowploughing, simple past and past participle snowploughed)

  1. (British spelling) Alternative form of snow plow

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