grazing-ground love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Ground for cattle to graze on; pasture-land.

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Examples

  • They came out on a broad tract of grazing-ground, brown and purple in the afternoon light, with a heavy clump of mangoes in the centre.

    Kim

  • From our Shilluk guides we learned that this incredible migration was an annual occurrence as the herds moved from one grazing-ground to another, several hundred miles apart.

    River God

  • A week later Napoleon gave orders that the small paddock beyond the orchard, which it had previously been intended to set aside as a grazing-ground for animals who were past work, was to be ploughed up.

    Animal Farm

  • Now that the small field beyond the orchard had been set aside for barley, it was rumoured that a corner of the large pasture was to be fenced off and turned into a grazing-ground for superannuated animals.

    Animal Farm

  • Then they drive out the cattle and chase them with the branches tied to their sticks as far as their grazing-ground.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • They either mix the poison with mahua flowers strewn on the grazing-ground, or make it into a ball with butter and insert it into the anus of the animal when the herdsman is absent.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • He had heard it in the stable, in the fields, and on the grazing-ground, on the steps of the manor-house and at the

    Selected Polish Tales

  • It happened that a certain man living in the kingdom of this Raja lost a cow; one evening it did not come back to its stall from the grazing-ground; so the next day he set out to search for it and questioned every one he met.

    Folklore of the Santal Parganas

  • He was off to inspect Elly Precious 'grazing-ground.

    Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings

  • A dozen of these camps were to be discovered about the range, and the brush fences and unused corrals of many more, which had been used and would be used again as the sheep were moved from grazing-ground to grazing-ground and portions of the range temporarily exhausted.

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

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