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βωλοκοπία). Harrowing. It was effected by drawing a hurdle (crates) over the land, or a wooden frame set with teeth (dentata), similar to our harrow, often weighted by the driver standing upon it; and in very stiff soils the clods were broken and levelled by hand, with a heavy pronged instrument (rastrum), possessing the properties of a rake and hoe ( Georg. i. 94, 95).

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