Definition of Muskit
1. mesquite [n -S] - See also: mesquite
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Literary usage of Muskit
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1. Grasses and Forage Plants: A Practical Treatise, Comprising Their Natural by Charles Louis Flint (1860)
"Stamens three, anthers orange or red. Rachis extending beyond the spikelets. muskit ... muskit or ..."
2. Grasses and Forage Plants: A Practical Treatise Comprising Their Natural by Charles Louis Flint (1887)
"BRISTLY muskit (Bouteloua hirsuta) grows in tufts from eight to twenty inches ... HAIRY muskit (Bouteloua curtipendula) grows in tufts from perennial roots, ..."
3. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"muskit-Grass. Grama. Common, or frequent, southwestward and in the Red river valley ... muskit Grass. Grama. Common through the south part of the state, ..."
4. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"He could out-push me an" back me about right smart; but he couldn't reach me; an', seein' this plan wouldn't work he hauled off an' hit the muskit a bat ..."
5. Records of the Colony Or Jurisdiction of New Haven, from May, 1653, to the Union by New Haven (Conn.) (1858)
"... man haue a good fire lock muskit, w'h other armes suitable, ... in the whole two bar: of powder, 3 hunderd weight of muskit bullits & 1 C. of ..."
6. Henderson's Hand-book of the Grasses of Great Britain and America: Their by John Henderson (1875)
"... (muskit or Mosquit Grass). Westward. This grass is very nutritious. On the plains and slopes of the Rocky mountains, it cures in the late summer into a ..."
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