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Definitions of grass

  1. a strong- smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
  2. animal food for browsing or grazing
  3. German writer of novels and poetry and plays ( born 1927)
  4. shoot down, of birds
  5. feed with grass
  6. narrow- leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  7. spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
  8. cover with grass; " The owners decided to grass their property"
  9. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.
  10. An endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single.
  11. The season of fresh grass; spring.
  12. Metaphorically used for what is transitory.
  13. To cover with grass or with turf.
  14. To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.
  15. To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish.
  16. To produce grass.
  17. Herbage having hollow, jointed stalks, narrow leaves called blades, and seeds similar to those of grain.
  18. Common herbage: an order of plants with long, narrow leaves, and tubular stem, including wheat, rye, oats, etc.
  19. To cover with grass.
  20. Grassy.
  21. Herbage; order of plants with narrow leaves and tubular stems.
  22. The green plants on which cattle feed.
  23. Any plant with hollow, jointed stems and sheathing leaves.
  24. 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.
  25. To cover with grass or turf; to bleach. Grass of Parnassus, a herb growing in wet ground.
  26. Field or hill pasture; the plants having simple leaves, jointed and tubular stems, & c.
  27. 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. See the grass move! – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  3. Is there plenty of grass? – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  4. 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
  5. You are warning me off the grass. – The Heart of Canyon Pass by Thomas K. Holmes
  6. And that long grass was a blessing. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  7. If any one had asked, " Do you not like to walk on the soft grass?" – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  8. I stand stock- still in the summer grass. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  9. 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
  10. " 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
  11. He showed me one in the grass last Sunday. – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  12. 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
  13. She walked back to the house, leaving Hughie sitting on the grass. – The Goody-Naughty Book by Sarah Cory Rippey
  14. 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
  15. In the grass beside her I sat down to wait. – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  16. 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
  17. At the last minute I decided to leave it there on the grass. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  18. He spread his feet a little and moved his toes against the grass. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  19. 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
  20. She ran her hand gently along the grass towards it. – Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 5. by Gilbert Parker
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