Definitions for graze
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word graze.
a superficial abrasion
the act of grazing
crop, browse, graze, range, pastureverb
feed as in a meadow or pasture
"the herd was grazing"
break the skin (of a body part) by scraping
"She was grazed by the stray bullet"
crop, graze, pastureverb
let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
graze, crease, rakeverb
"graze the skin"
eat lightly, try different dishes
"There was so much food at the party that we quickly got sated just by browsing"
The act of grazing; a scratching or injuring lightly on passing.
A light abrasion; a slight scratch.
To feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for.
To feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a pasture); to browse.
cattle graze on the meadows
To tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing.
To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing.
the bullet grazed the wall
To cause a slight wound to; to scratch.
to graze one's knee
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Jacob graz’d his uncle Laban’s sheep. William Shakespeare.
O happy man, faith he, that, lo! I see
Grazing his cattle in those pleasant fields,
If he but know his good! Samuel Daniel, Civil War.
The chief beheld their chariots from afar;
Their steeds around,
Free from their harness, graze the flow’ry ground. Dryden.
Grounds graze well the next year after plowing. John Mortimer.
Some graze their land ’till Christmas, and some longer. John Mortimer.
He hath a house and barn in repair, and a field or two to graze his cows, with a garden and orchard. Jonathan Swift.
I was at first as other beasts, that graze
The trodden herb, of abject thoughts and low. John Milton.
This Neptune gave him, when he gave to keep
His scaly flocks that graze the wat’ry deep. John Dryden, Virgil.
The lambs with wolves shall graze the verdant mead. Alexander Pope.
Etymology: from grass.
The greatest of my pride is to see my ewes graze, and my lambs suck. William Shakespeare, As you like it.
Graze where you will, you shall not house with me. William Shakespeare.
Leaving in the fields his grazing cows,
He sought himself some hospitable house. John Dryden, Fables.
The more ignoble throng
Attend their stately steps, and slowly graze along. Dryden.
Physicians advise their patients to remove into airs which are plain champaigns, but grazing, and not overgrown with heath. Francis Bacon.
The sewers must be kept so as the water may not stay too long in the Spring; for then the ground continueth the wet, whereby it will never graze to purpose that year. Francis Bacon.
A third sort of grazing ground is that near the sea, which is commonly very rich land. John Mortimer, Husbandry.
As every state lay next to the other that was oppressed, so the fire perpetually grazed. Francis Bacon, on the War with Spain.
Mark then a bounding valour in our English,
That being dead, like to the bullets grazing,
Breaks out into a second course of mischief,
Killing in relapse of mortality. William Shakespeare, Henry V.
to feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to furnish pasture for
to feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a pasture); to browse
to tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing
to rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing; as, the bullet grazed the wall
to eat grass; to feed on growing herbage; as, cattle graze on the meadows
to yield grass for grazing
to touch something lightly in passing
the act of grazing; the cropping of grass
a light touch; a slight scratch
Etymology: [OE. grasen, AS. grasian, fr. grs grass. See Grass.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grāz, v.t. to eat or feed on grass: to feed or supply with grass: (obs.) to tend while grazing.—v.i. to eat grass: to supply grass.—ns. Graz′er, an animal which grazes; Grazier (grā′zhėr), one who grazes or pastures cattle and rears them for the market; Graz′ing, the act of feeding on grass: the feeding or raising of cattle. [From grass.]
grāz, v.t. to pass lightly along the surface. [Ety. dub.; perh. only a special use of graze above; perh. coined from rase (Fr. raser), the initial g due to the analogy of grate.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The point at which a shot strikes and rebounds from earth or water.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
The point at which a shot strikes and rebounds from earth or water. Grazing-fire, that which sweeps close to the surface it defends.
The numerical value of graze in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of graze in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Clearly their bankers have whispered in their ears, alerting them that the grass is high in public markets and now is the time to graze because a drought is coming.
I've seen heads of companies get everyone together and actually say, 'We don't do this here. You don't come here to graze on the women'.
Eat in moderation and graze over a longer period, rather than gorge over a short time.
You can rustle a chip packet and they know what’s in there, that makes them aggressive. Greg Piper said when Greg Piper visited the site, Greg Piper saw tourists holding out apples, bananas, corn chips and other processed foods to the wild animals, The Guardian reported. Kangaroos typically graze on grasses. A nutritionist for a zoo in Australia said disrupting a kangaroo's diet can result in aggression and health problems. ( Facebook/Kroosn Shuttle Service Pty Ltd) Disrupting the kangaroo’s natural diet can cause health problems, such as stomach ulcers, and cause aggression, according to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.
I had the opportunity to speak to the six officers, they're all in good spirits and obviously it was a very traumatic experience for them, i was talking to one of the officers who had the graze wound to the head and he had two little boys -- they looked like they were 9 or 10 years old, 8 or 9 years old -- and kept on thinking about how their lives would have changed with just a little more difference in space.
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- пасвіць, пасвіцца, пашчыBelarusian
- пастиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- Kratzer, touchierenGerman
- γρατζούνισμα, γρατζουνιά, γδέρνωGreek
- rasguño, rasguñar, pacer, pastar, arañarSpanish
- laiduntaa, naarmu, raapaisu, naarmuttaminen, naarmuttaa, raapaista, paimentaaFinnish
- brouter, éraflure, faire paître, paîtreFrench
- karcolás, karcol, legel, súrol, súrolás, legeltetHungarian
- արածել, արածեցնելArmenian
- bíta grasIcelandic
- sbucciatura, brucare, sfiorare, pascere, pascolare, escoriazioneItalian
- pābulor, pascoLatin
- miri, wani, kai karaehe, haniMāori
- grazen, schampenDutch
- beite, gresse, gå på gressNorwegian
- arranhar, arranhão, ralado, raspar, pastar, ralar, [[dar]] [[de]] [[pastar]], raspadoPortuguese
- păstori, pașteRomanian
- пасти, содрать, царапать, пастись, поцарапать, задевание, царапина, ссадина, ссадитьRussian
- pȃsti, па̑стиSerbo-Croatian
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