Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of new-mown.

Etymologies

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Late Middle English

Examples

  • "The grateful sweetness of the newmown hay/Breathing refreshment, fans the toiling/swain"

    George Turner - The Hay Harvest

  • From the fields there comes the breath of newmown hay.

    The white tree.

  • Aromatics vibrating to the color indigo are newmown hay, lavender, and balsam.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • Aromatics vibrating to the color indigo are newmown hay, lavender, and balsam.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • Aromatics vibrating to the color indigo are newmown hay, lavender, and balsam.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • Aromatics vibrating to the color indigo are newmown hay, lavender, and balsam.

    Zolar’s Magick Of Color

  • He was a pump spouting fresh water in the springtime, gushing into a mound of reeking newmown grass.

    Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

  • The scent organ was playing a delightfully refreshing Herbal Capriccio–rippling arpeggios of thyme and lavender, of rosemary, basil, myrtle, tarragon; a series of daring modulations through the spice keys into ambergris; and a slow return through sandalwood, camphor, cedar and newmown hay (with occasional subtle touches of discord–a whiff of kidney pudding, the faintest suspicion of pig's dung) back to the simple aromatics with which the piece began.

    Brave New World

  • The haymakers were at work in the fields, and the perfume of the newmown hay brought with it the recollection of my native fields.

    Tales of a Traveller

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