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plowed

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plowed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of plow

AdjectiveEdit

plowed (comparative more plowed, superlative most plowed)

  1. Turned over with the blade of a plow to create furrows (usually for planting crops).
  2. (figuratively, rare) Well-trodden or well-researched, previously explored.
  3. (US, informal) Drunk.
    • 2005, Anita Shreve, A Wedding in December, Little, Brown and Company (2005), ISBN 9780316024259, unnumbered page:
      We all assumed he'd walked back to campus along the beach, singing off-key as he had a habit of doing when he was plowed.
    • 2005, Gary Stromberg & Jane Merrill, The Harder They Fall: Celebrities Tell Their Real Life Stories of Addiction and Recovery, Hazelden (2007), ISBN 9781592851560, page 72:
      Then I got a fifth of Bushmills and went back to the room and got plowed. That was my week of being "on the wagon."
    • 2013, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, & Martha Quinn (with Gavin Edwards), VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV's First Wave, Atria Books (2013), ISBN 9781451678123, page 202:
      I sat on a stool while everybody in the crew rotated around me, offering me shots of tequila. The only thing I had eaten all day was a doughnut, and I got totally plowed.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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