sub´soil´er

sub´soil´er
sub|soil «SUHB SOYL», noun, verb.
–n.
the layer of earth that lies just under the surface soil: »

Below ts layer is a gradual transition to a yellowish stratum of clay…called subsoil (Fred W. Emerson).

–v.t.
to plow, till, or dig so as to cut into the subsoil.
sub´soil´er, noun.

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