from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the most valuable of all fodder-grasses, Phleum pratense, otherwise known as cattail or herd's-grass.


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  • I delight to make him scramble to the tops of eminences and to the foot of waterfalls, and am obliged in turn to admire his turnips, his lucern, and his timothy-grass.

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  • He was a little pale as he took the reins and climbed to his seat on the machine, to drive it himself through the meadow of high, thick timothy-grass.

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  • The tall timothy-grass rustled up almost to their waists.

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  • Taking a long culm of timothy-grass, I inserted the tip into the burrow.

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  • They planted nutritious English grass such as timothy-grass, which provided more feed for livestock, and potatoes, which provided a high production rate that was an advantage for small farms.

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