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Hello

Please dont solve this clue for me , but can you help with translation. its: Passer La Herse. My translation is Pass the harrow???[8-)] Is this correct?

Also Massari any Ideas I cant find it in any french dictionary

Many Thanks  

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You would pass the harrow over the soil after ploughing, to break the big chunks of freshly-turned soil down into a finer tilth for planting.  So you would be scraping, raking, scratching...

"Herse" is also the word for a portcullis in a castle.  I don't suppose that makes any more sense, does it?  Thought not...

Angela

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