Definition of Nimble will
1. Noun. Slender branching American grass of some value for grazing in central United States.
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Muhlenbergia, Muhlenbergia
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Literary usage of Nimble will
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1. The Grasses of Tennessee; including Cereals and Forage plants: Including by Joseph Buckner Killebrew (1878)
"20 nimble will, summer, blue grass and white spring clover. 21 nimble will most abundant and most nutritious in the fall when the seed ripens. 22 Sedge. ..."
2. First and Second Reports of the Bureau of Agriculture for the State of by Tennessee Bureau of Agriculture, Joseph Buckner Killebrew (1874)
"Much of the beef and mutton sold in the Nashville and Memphis markets is fattened on nimble will. In limestone lands, when the forest trees are thin enough, ..."
3. A Preliminary Report on a Part of the Gold Deposits of Georgia by William Smith Yeates, Samuel Washington McCallie, Francis Plaisted King (1896)
"The first work undertaken, looking towards the operation of this mineral property, was the construction of a ditch, for conveying water from nimble will ..."
4. The Life of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, 1737-1832: With His by Kate Mason Rowland (1897)
"nimble will, I think, make a fine horse. He is allowed by all to have a very good bottom. In February you will prepare for your voyage, and I shall expect ..."
5. Annual Report (1899)
"We have reference to dandelions, plantain, crab grass, nimble will, etc., etc., which are carried from place to place by the wind, on our muddy feet, ..."
6. The Prairie: A Tale by James Fenimore Cooper (1898)
"If any blow away in the wind, my young men, who are very nimble, will catch them. Now listen. Since water ran and trees grew, the Sioux has found the Pawnee ..."