Definition of Lister plow
1. Noun. Moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow.
Generic synonyms: Moldboard Plow, Mouldboard Plough
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Literary usage of Lister plow
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1. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society, British Soviet Friendship Society (1906)
"... and with a lister-plow twenty feet apart north and south, and then run the lister-plow again, and you have opening enough and do not have to dig any. ..."
2. Dry Land Farming by Thomas Shaw (1909)
"There is a place also for the lister plow in dry areas. It is a plow which throws the soil out both ways. It is used chiefly in connection with planting ..."
3. The Corn Crops: A Discussion of Maize, Kafirs, and Sorghums as Grown in the by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1913)
"Combined lister plow and drill. inches below the surface. (2) The planter may have a furrow opener, usually a pair of disks which open up a shallow furrow, ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The corn is planted in the bottom of the furrow, either by means of a one-horse corn-drill or by a corn-drill attachment to the lister plow, consisting of a ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The Corn is planted in the bottom of the furrow, either by means of a 1-horse Corn-drill or by a Corn-drill attachment to the lister plow, consisting of a ..."
6. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1900)
"If ground is free from obstructions—stumps and stones—planting can be greatly facilitated by using a large lister plow to open up the rows going north and ..."
7. Use of Water in Irrigation by Samuel Fortier (1916)
"There furrows about 12 inches deep are plowed in every other 'land'by means of a five-horse home-made sulky lister plow with enlarged ..."
8. Irrigation in Montana by Arthur P. Stover, J. S. Baker, Samuel Fortier (1906)
"A 14 or 16 inch lister plow attached to a sulky frame and drawn by three horses is the implement most commonly used to make laterals. ..."