Definition of Rotherham plough in US English:

Rotherham plough

(US Rotherham plow)

noun

historical
  • A type of plough patented by D. Stanyforth and Joseph Foljambe of Eastwood (West Yorkshire) in 1730, adapted from an earlier Dutch design.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From Rotherham, the name of a town in the West Riding of Yorkshire, where this type of plough was first produced + plough.

Pronunciation

Rotherham plough

/ˌrɒð(ə)rəm ˈplaʊ/