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Definitions of grass

  1. give away information about somebody; " He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
  2. a soft drug consisting of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
  3. a strong- smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
  4. animal food for browsing or grazing
  5. German writer of novels and poetry and plays ( born 1927)
  6. shoot down, of birds
  7. feed with grass
  8. cover with grass
  9. street names for marijuana
  10. narrow- leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  11. spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
  12. cover with grass; " The owners decided to grass their property"
  13. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.
  14. An endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single.
  15. The season of fresh grass; spring.
  16. Metaphorically used for what is transitory.
  17. To cover with grass or with turf.
  18. To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.
  19. To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish.
  20. To produce grass.
  21. A large family of narrow- leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida ( monocotyledons). Food grains ( CEREALS) come from members of this family.
  22. Herbage having hollow, jointed stalks, narrow leaves called blades, and seeds similar to those of grain.
  23. Common herbage: an order of plants with long, narrow leaves, and tubular stem, including wheat, rye, oats, etc.
  24. To cover with grass.
  25. Grassy.
  26. Herbage; order of plants with narrow leaves and tubular stems.
  27. The green plants on which cattle feed.
  28. Any plant with hollow, jointed stems and sheathing leaves.
  29. The herbage which forms the food of cattle and other beasts; an order of plants, with simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, a husky calyx, and the seed single.
  30. To cover with grass or turf; to bleach. Grass of Parnassus, a herb growing in wet ground.
  31. Field or hill pasture; the plants having simple leaves, jointed and tubular stems, & c.
  32. To cover with turf or herbage.
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Usage examples for grass

  1. She crossed the grass plot with a swift step. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. I looked off a half mile to the modern town of Mondak, and wondered how many in that town cared about this spot where so much had happened, and where the grass grew so very tall now. – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  3. He spread his feet a little and moved his toes against the grass – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  4. She ran her hand gently along the grass towards it. – Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 5. by Gilbert Parker
  5. A better way is not to keep land down in grass long at a time, and, when under the plow, manure thoroughly. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  6. See the grass move! – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  7. " That it's not," said Dick, and he shook the child again, and the half- penny flew out upon the grass – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  8. He showed me one in the grass last Sunday. – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  9. At the last minute I decided to leave it there on the grass – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  10. Cut away all dry grass around a fire in camp. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  11. The grass was dry as usual, but the horses ate it, probably because there is no other for them. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  12. In the grass beside her I sat down to wait. – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  13. And Bunny was running so fast, and so was Sue, that, before they could stop themselves, down they both fell, in the soft grass – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  14. As they bent down to enter the low door, they saw a little rabbit lying on the grass – Two Indian Children of Long Ago by Frances Taylor
  15. She walked back to the house, leaving Hughie sitting on the grass – The Goody-Naughty Book by Sarah Cory Rippey
  16. If any one had asked, " Do you not like to walk on the soft grass – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  17. You are warning me off the grass – The Heart of Canyon Pass by Thomas K. Holmes
  18. And that long grass was a blessing. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  19. I stand stock- still in the summer grass – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  20. Is there plenty of grass – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
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