Definition of hand-plough in English:

hand-plough

(US hand-plow)

noun

  • A small, light plough drawn or pushed by hand; (also) a plough drawn by an animal and overseen by a human operator (as opposed to a motorized plough).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Beale (bap. 1608, d. 1683), Church of England clergyman and writer on agriculture and natural philosophy.