Definition of Fescues

1. Noun. (plural of fescue) ¹



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Definition of Fescues

1. fescue [n] - See also: fescue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fescues

fervidnesses
fervor
fervorous
fervors
fervour
fervourous
fervours
ferys
feræ naturæ
fes
fescennine
fescue
fescue foot
fescue poisoning
fescues (current term)
fesh-fesh
fesh fesh
feshschrifts
fesnyng
fesnyngs
fess
fess point
fess points
fess up
fesse
fessed
fessed up
fesses
fesses up

Literary usage of Fescues

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1. Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes by Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"... Point 'em with fescues to each shining part. DRYDEN. In thy felonious heart though venom lies, It does but touch thy Irish pen, and dies. ..."

2. Hold Your Ground: A Practical Guide for Protecting Your Natural ResourcesNature (1993)
"Shady locations should be 60-70% red fescues. Tall turf-type fescues should be seeded as monocultures or in mixes of other tall turf-type fescues, ..."

3. The Immigrants' Guide and Settler's Handbook by New Zealand Dept. of Lands and Survey (1906)
"Tho following mixtures of grass are used for ploughed land In the various counties : Bruce—Rye-grass, cow-grass, white and red clover, and fescues (on the ..."

4. Turf for Golf Courses by Charles Vancouver Piper, Russell Arthur Oakley (1917)
"predominated, but we obtained much better results in the fairways from the fescues, due, we believe, to the fact that the grass is not cut so closely. ..."

5. Meadows and Pastures by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1911)
"The grasses were bent and fescues, with some Yorkshire fog and cocksfoot, ... On Plot 9 white clover was weaker than on Plot 8; fescues and bent were the ..."

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