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Encyclopaedia of the North East

P - Ploo to Press and journal


ploo la19- n A plough, an instrument for turning the soil ready for planting. 
~sock n A ploughshare la17- 
~irons n The metal bits of a plough. 
~hammer n A hammer used to adjust the coulter of a plough. 

Ploughing with horses took up much more of the year before the tractor came. It went on from January till April and then from October till December. In 1937, it took 77 days or parts of days, not always in good conditions.
Alexander Fenton 1987, Wirds an Wark 'e Seasons Roon.

polis = police 1 n 
The civil organisation and control of a community 2 n an official body that enforces law and order.

Press and Journal 20- 
A morning paper published in Aberdeen to circulate news and commercial information. 

A publication of Aberdeen Journals Ltd.; in 1990 a subsidiary of Thomson Regional Newspapers, owned by Thomson International of Canada; in 2002 owned by Northcliffe Newspapers, a subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust. 


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P - Ploo to Press and journal