Definition of Grass
1. Noun. Narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay.
Specialized synonyms: Beach Grass, Bunch Grass, Bunchgrass, Midgrass, Short-grass, Shortgrass, Sword Grass, Tall-grass, Tallgrass, Lemon Grass, Lemongrass, Aegilops Triuncalis, Goat Grass, Wheat-grass, Wheatgrass, Bent, Bent Grass, Bent-grass, Broom Grass, Arrhenatherum Elatius, Evergreen Grass, False Oat, French Rye, Tall Meadow Grass, Tall Oat Grass, Brome, Bromegrass, Grama, Grama Grass, Gramma, Gramma Grass, Buchloe Dactyloides, Buffalo Grass, Reed Grass, Bur Grass, Burgrass, Cenchrus Tribuloides, Field Sandbur, Sandbur, Sandspur, Finger Grass, Cortaderia Selloana, Pampas Grass, Arundo Richardii, Cortaderia Richardii, Plumed Tussock, Toe Toe, Toetoe, Bahama Grass, Bermuda Grass, Cynodon Dactylon, Devil Grass, Doob, Kweek, Scutch Grass, Star Grass, Cynodon Plectostachyum, Giant Star Grass, Cocksfoot, Cockspur, Dactylis Glomerata, Orchard Grass, Crab Grass, Crabgrass, Finger Grass, Lyme Grass, Wild Rye, Bay Grass, Love Grass, Plume Grass, Fescue, Fescue Grass, Festuca Elatior, Meadow Fescue, Festuca Ovina, Sheep Fescue, Sheep's Fescue, Silver Grass, Holcus Lanatus, Velvet Grass, Yorkshire Fog, Creeping Soft Grass, Holcus Mollis, Rye Grass, Ryegrass, Muhlenbergia Schreberi, Nimble Will, Nimblewill, Dallis Grass, Dallisgrass, Paspalum, Paspalum Dilatatum, Bahia Grass, Paspalum Notatum, Knotgrass, Paspalum Distichum, Fountain Grass, Pennisetum Ruppelii, Pennisetum Setaceum, Feathertop, Feathertop Grass, Pennistum Villosum, Gardener's Garters, Lady's Laces, Phalaris Arundinacea, Reed Canary Grass, Ribbon Grass, Birdseed Grass, Canary Grass, Phalaris Canariensis, Harding Grass, Hardinggrass, Phalaris Aquatica, Phalaris Tuberosa, Toowomba Canary Grass, Herd's Grass, Phleum Pratense, Timothy, Blue Grass, Bluegrass, Meadow Grass, Meadowgrass, Munj, Munja, Saccharum Bengalense, Saccharum Munja, Andropogon Furcatus, Andropogon Gerardii, Blue Stem, Bluestem, Cord Grass, Cordgrass, Drop-seed, Dropseed, Rush Grass, Rush-grass, Buffalo Grass, St. Augustine Grass, Stenotaphrum Secundatum, Cereal, Cereal Grass, Zoysia
Derivative terms: Grassy
2. Verb. Shoot down, of birds.
3. Noun. German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927).
4. Verb. Cover with grass. "The owners decided to grass their property"
5. Noun. A police informer who implicates many people.
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
Generic synonyms: Betrayer, Blabber, Informer, Rat, Squealer
6. Verb. Spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach.
7. Noun. Bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle.
Generic synonyms: Fodder
Derivative terms: Forage, Pasture, Pasture, Pasture, Pasture
8. Verb. Cover with grass.
9. Noun. Street names for marijuana.
Generic synonyms: Cannabis, Ganja, Marihuana, Marijuana
Derivative terms: Dope, Dope, Smoke
10. Verb. Feed with grass.
11. Verb. Give away information about somebody. "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
Generic synonyms: Inform
Specialized synonyms: Sell Out
Derivative terms: Betrayer, Rat, Ratter, Ratting, Shit, Shit, Snitch, Snitcher
Definition of Grass
1. n. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.
2. v. t. To cover with grass or with turf.
3. v. i. To produce grass.
Definition of Grass
1. Noun. (countable uncountable) Any plant of the family Poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem, wrap around it for a distance, and leave, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain. ¹
2. Noun. A lawn. ¹
3. Noun. (uncountable slang) Marijuana. ¹
4. Noun. (countable slang) An informer, police informer; one who betrays a group (of criminals, etc) to the authorities. ¹
5. Noun. (uncountable physics) Sharp, closely spaced discontinuities in the trace of a cathode-ray tube, produced by random interference. ¹
6. Noun. (uncountable slang) Noise on an A-scope or similar type of radar display. ¹
7. Verb. (transitive) To lay out on the grass; to knock down (an opponent etc.). ¹
8. Verb. (transitive or intransitive slang) To act as a grass or informer, to betray; to report on (criminals etc) to the authorities. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Grass
1. to cover with grass (herbaceous plants) [v -ED, -ING, -ES]
Medical Definition of Grass
1. To cover with grass or with turf.
2. To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.
3. To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish.
Origin: Grassed; Grassing.
1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grass
|grasp at straws|
grasp the nettle
Literary usage of Grass
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"12); С. tribuloides (bur-grass) and other species are troublesome weeds in North and South America, as the involucre clings to the wool of sheep and is ..."
2. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"\Ve should have our grass land drained, as well as our agricultural land, ... Or course, we may get an inferior, coarse, rough sort of grass, ..."
3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"All these species are advertised by our seedsmen, but only three, tall oat-grass and the rye-grasses, are used in the United States in more than an ..."
4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1896)
"His interest was next directed to the value as winter hay of the autumn and winter runners or stolons of the Irish florin grass (Affronti* stolonifera of ..."