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meanings of harrow
A town in northwestern Greater London, England.
An occupational surname for a harrower.
A London borough of Greater London, England.
A prestigious public school for boys in the town of Harrow.
To break or tear, as if with a harrow; to wound; to lacerate; to torment or distress; to vex.
To traumatize or disturb; to frighten or torment.
To drag a harrow over; to break up with a harrow.
An obstacle formed by turning an ordinary harrow upside down, the frame being buried.
A device consisting of a heavy framework having several disks or teeth in a row, which is dragged across ploughed land to smooth or break up the soil, to remove weeds or cover seeds; a harrow plow.
A call for help, or of distress, alarm etc.
harrow frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word harrow occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.