American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several grasses of the genus Phleum, especially P. pratense, native to Eurasia, and P. alpinum, of North America, having a dense cylindrical inflorescence of compressed, one-flowered spikelets and widely cultivated for hay.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as timothy-grass.
- n. botany Any of about 15 species of annual and perennial grasses, of the genus Phleum, native to Europe, Asia and North Africa, with one species (P. alpinum) also in North and South America, widely cultivated as a fodder plant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Bot.) A kind of grass (Phleum pratense) with long cylindrical spikes; -- called also
herd's grass, in England, cat's-tail grass, and meadow cat's-tail grass. It is much prized for fodder. See Illustrationin Appendix.
- (Bible) A disciple and companion of St. Paul. He was the son of a Greek and a Jewess, and his home was either at Derbe, or Lystra in Lycaonia. Paul set him apart as a minister of the new gospel, and after preaching in Macedonia and Achaia, he went, at Paul's request to Ephesus, and accompanied the apostle to Jerusalem. It was to him that the two epistles to
Timothywere addressed by the apostle Paul. According to tradition, Timothysuffered martyrdom under Domitian.
- n. a grass grown for hay
- n. grass with long cylindrical spikes grown in northern United States and Europe for hay
- n. a disciple of Saint Paul who became the leader of the Christian community at Ephesus
- Named after Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720. (Wiktionary)
- Probably after Timothy Hanson, an 18th-century American farmer. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“NONE OF US are living in the time or paul or first "timothy", pal.”
“Coarse grasses, such as timothy, should not be used on a lawn.”
“We observe about us a grass resembling wheat, except that the grain is like rye, also some similar to both rye and barley, and a kind of timothy, the seed of which branches from the main stock, and is more like a flaxseed than a timothy.”
History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I. To the Sources of the Missouri, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains and Down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean. Performed During the Years 1804-5-6.
“The city of Rifle got involved because it had the land in order to grow the test plot of switchgrass and other perennial bioenergy crops such as timothy, alfalfa and prickly pear cactus.”
“They planted nutritious English grass such as timothy-grass, which provided more feed for livestock, and potatoes, which provided a high production rate that was an advantage for small farms.”
“Our only warning system is a satellite called the timothy on Thursday March 26, @07: 37PM from the like-laser-pointers-to-cats Iddo Genuth writes "Scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and San Diego State University have observed an explosion of a star 50 times larger than the sun.”
“Write to Timothy W. Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org”
“It darkens the efforts and sacrifices of others. timothy. email@example.com,”
“Try this on some of the most verbal, right-wing talking heads and see what happens. timothy oleary”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘timothy’.
Inspired by gangerh's extremely addictive list songbirds, this is the same type list, but for male names. Same rules apply:
Names of boys in song titles. Not in the lyrics, just in the title...
Given names that were acceptable for play the last time I checked the OWL.
Grasses, and words about grasses.
Prairie grasses names are found in this list.
Names of medical marijuana strains can be found elsewhere.
"Popular" songs etc that grate on the ear.
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from the poetry and prose of walt whitman
Linguistic exuberance from the childrens' books of William Steig
Looking for tweets for timothy.