American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. A past participle of sow1.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- v. Past participle of sow
GNU Webster's 1913
- p. p. of sow.
- adj. sprinkled with seed
“The seed sown is springing up with bright promise.”
“They have been scattered along the rows of houses like seed in a ploughed furrow, and according to the seed sown, is the crop raised; tears for some, and smiles for others; joy and grief, like unseen spirits, entering with the post.”
“The ground in which they are to be sown is then forked over and raked, and a little round firm place is made by pressing the bottom of the saucer of a flower-pot on the ground, and then scattering a few seeds on the firm place, taking great care that the seeds do not lie one upon another.”
“The seed sown is the word of God, here called the word of the kingdom (v. 19): the kingdom of heaven, that is the kingdom; the kingdoms of the world, compared with that, are not to be called kingdoms.”
“The Avs played with more emotion and attitude than the Canucks, who already had the Northwest Division title sown up.”
“As soon as they hear, Satan comes at once and takes away the word sown in them.”
“Spiritual results are also anticipated from the seed of God's word sown in the hearts of the sick through daily prayer and Sunday services.”
“The redbud was burning on the Southern slopes; the turf was springing, fresh and green; dandelions were dappling the grass like golden coins sown by a prodigal; violets were beginning to peep from the shelter of leaves caught along the fence-rows; and some favored peach-trees were blushing into pink.”
“Imperceptible Growth of the word sown in the heart, from its earliest stage of development to the ripest fruits of practical righteousness.”
“He has to fight the dragon offspring of Ares and the bands of armed men who spring from the dragon's teeth which were sown, that is, the clouds and gloom of the overcast sky.”
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