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water-furrow, noun

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South African Dutch, EnglishShow more Probably translation of South African Dutch watervoor, although water-furrow has been used in English elsewhere, meaning a drainage furrow.
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1832 Graham’s Town Jrnl 20 July 116The many thousand yards of water furrows, many of which are cut through huge solid rocks.
1993 Weekend Post 14 Aug. (Leisure) 4Wide-open gravel streets with water-furrows flanking them..carry the..city-dweller back to a different era.
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