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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mow.


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  • This means thatsome evidence of potential economic reclamation exists on these sites, such as mowed fields or improved structures, but specific land use was not clear.

    Rob Perks: Mountaintop Removal: Reclamation Fail

  • Once I got on the field I saw that since I was there yesterday some of the grass had been mowed which is a shame, but it was just around the edges so that was okay.

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • The sheep behind the pasture-bars sent their greeting over the dewy fields, and the cows in the yard "mowed" placidly as they stirred one another with soft, slow movements.

    David Fleming's Forgiveness

  • During the World War I years First Lady Edith Wilson kept the White House lawn "mowed" by letting her family's sheep graze freely on the grounds.

    The Knight Shift

  • 'mowed' the weeds very fast, eating two thirds of their length in about 4 hours.


  • He had run against the Hubert Humphreys and Scoop Jacksons in the Democratic primaries, and he mowed them all down because the public wanted something new.

    The Good Fight

  • So I dragged the lawnmower out of the garage and I mowed the front yard and then I ran up to my father asking for my money.

    2009 November — Fusion Despatches

  • The road from the north curved a little to the east just there, and the road from the west swung out a little to the south; so that the grave, with its tall red grass that was never mowed, was like a little island; and at twilight, under a new moon or the clear evening star, the dusty roads used to look like soft gray rivers flowing past it.

    The propitiatory intent

  • All up and down the street, the mowed green lawns sat in neat squares in front of each individual house.


  • He mowed the lawn and took out the trash, he did the laundry and the grocery shopping, he paid the bills and fees for my after-school activities.

    Left Neglected


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