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Mowing definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MOW'ING, ppr. Putting into a mow.
MOWING, ppr. Cutting down with scythe.
MOWING, n. The act of cutting with a scythe.
1. Land from which grass is cut.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mow Mow, v. t. [imp. Mowed; p. p. Mowed or Mown; p. pr. & vb. n. Mowing.] [OE. mowen, mawen, AS. m[=a]wan; akin to D. maaijen, G. m["a]hen, OHG. m[=a]jan, Dan. meie, L. metere to reap, mow, Gr. ?. Cf. Math, Mead a meadow, Meadow.] 1. To cut down, as grass, with a scythe or machine. 2. To cut the grass from; as, to mow a meadow. 3. To cut down; to cause to fall in rows or masses, as in mowing grass; -- with down; as, a discharge of grapeshot mows down whole ranks of men.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mowing Mow"ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or the operation of that which, mows. 2. Land from which grass is cut; meadow land. Mowing machine, an agricultural machine armed with knives or blades for cutting standing grass, etc. It is drawn by a horse or horses, or propelled by steam.

Easton's Bible Dictionary

(Heb. gez), rendered in Ps. 72:6 "mown grass." The expression "king's mowings" (Amos 7:1) refers to some royal right of early pasturage, the first crop of grass for the cavalry (comp. 1 Kings 18:5).



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