Medieval Glossary


The moldboard lies behind the plowshare. It has an angled surface able to push soil off to one side. This created a trench with a ridge of soil next to it.

Related term(s): Plowshare; Coulter; Broadcast; Harrowing
Category: Agriculture
Added: 01.05.05
Source information: Singman, Jeffrey L. Daily Life in Medieval Europe. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999. 95.


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