Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of lawn-mower.

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Examples

  • To me she seemed like a strange, sad and cumbersome lady, lost in a maze of residential “Sundayland”, whose usual inhabitants consist of Sunday car-washers, lawn-mowers, kids on bikes and the occasional Mr Softy ice-cream man.

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  • True, if a kid is paid in cash the IRS is unlikely to know about the income, and most dog-walkers, babysitters and lawn-mowers probably don't report.

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  • Then manufacturers have to come up with even more efficient means of production, lower quality or re-tool and start making lawn-mowers or kitchen tables.

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  • We walked back to her house, and she asked me if I knew anything about Toro lawn-mowers.

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  • The products that are worlds, where people spend more and more of their time, talent, and treasure, whatever they have of it, are very, very different than lawn-mowers.

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  • Bits on sunburn, the latest beach toys, robot lawn-mowers all Brian's stock in trade.

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  • However intimate they might be with T. Cholmondeley Frink as a neighbor, as a borrower of lawn-mowers and monkey-wrenches, they knew that he was also a Famous Poet and a distinguished advertising-agent; that behind his easiness were sultry literary mysteries which they could not penetrate.

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  • It was some kind of small vehicle — about three feet high, no larger than those Sunday lawn-mowers that people drove around on.

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  • It was Tom's hobby, and he delighted in nothing so much as tinkering with machines, from lawn-mowers to steam engines.

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  • Would they have survived if they had begun to sell cigars and lawn-mowers?

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