Definition of Pastures

1. Noun. (plural of pasture) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of pasture) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pastures

1. pasture [v] - See also: pasture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pastures

pastrymakers
pastrymaking
pasts
pasturable
pasturage
pasturages
pastural
pasture
pasture brake
pastured
pastureland
pasturelands
pastureless
pasturer
pasturers
pastures (current term)
pasturing
pasturized milk
pastward
pastwards
pasty
pat-on-the-back
pat1 protein kinase
pat down
pat in the middle
pat on the back
pat slide
pataca
patacas
patache

Literary usage of Pastures

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"An essential adjunct of pastures is an adequate supply of pure water ... pastures differ from meadows in the character and habits of the plants which grow ..."

2. Vermont Beautiful by Wallace Nutting (1922)
"Cows, being fastidious, leave various growths untouched, so that there are wild gardens scattered over the pastures. Sheep will eat what cows ignore, ..."

3. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"[Clayey pastures, Suffolk. Mr. WOODWARD. High pastures, near Little Wenlock, ... Meadows and pastures in loamy or clayey soil. P. April, May.* farino'sa. ..."

4. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1892)
"The selection of the proper kinds of grasses to be employed,for meadows'or pastures must depend on many circumstanceĀ« luch as soil, drainage, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Comparatively few cattle are thĀ« fattened on- grass; the object of graziers being rather;: stock their pastures with young and growing animals, ..."

6. The New Poetry: An Anthology by Harriet Monroe, Alice Corbin Henderson (1917)
"WHAT DIM ARCADIAN pastures What dim Arcadian pastures Have I known That suddenly, out of nothing, A wind is blown, Lifting a veil and a darkness, ..."

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