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  • v. Present participle of browze.


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  • Then, as now, whales were disporting in the liquid element; musk-oxen filled the glades, and deer, and bears, and wolves, were browzing on the hills, or prowling about the forest.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • When he came in sight of the village of the dead, he saw immense droves of stately deer, mooses, and other large and fat animals, browzing tamely near his path.

    Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)

  • More than that, he saw a group of fat cattle browzing, and just beyond were horses in a pasture.


  • The buffalo were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browzing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on those extensive plains, fearless, because ignorant, of the violence of man.

    Camps and Firesides of the Revolution

  • Hay led the horse's head, talking to Dr. Johnson as much as he could; and (having heard him, in the forenoon, express a pastoral pleasure on seeing the goats browzing) just when the Doctor was uttering his displeasure, the fellow cried, with a very Highland accent, 'See, such pretty goats!'

    Life of Johnson

  • And as I still sat there, I heard the noise of bells, and presently a large number of sheep came browzing past the circle of stones; two or three entered, and grazed upon what they could find, and soon a man also entered the circle at the northern side.

    Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest

  • Imagine the forests to be shorn from half the broad declivities -- imagine scattered habitations on the thick green turf and footpaths leading from one to the other, and herds and flocks browzing, and you have Switzerland before you.

    Letters of a Traveller Notes of Things Seen in Europe and America

  • Here and there was an abandoned coffee-plantation, where cattle were browzing among the half-perished shrubs and broken rows of trees; and the neglected hedges of the wild pine, _piña raton_, as the Cubans call it, were interrupted with broad gaps.

    Letters of a Traveller Notes of Things Seen in Europe and America

  • The animals browzing in the distance, and the men talking over their pipes of the probable adventures they might encounter.

    Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia — Complete

  • It is the very best store….just right for shopping and browzing….from infant to senior the perfect size…perfect clerks, perfect product inventory. - News


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