Definition of Nimblewill
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 Nimblewill
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Agriculturist (1847)
"... well ae nimblewill, &c., &c., will dispute the fact, that even without the aid of the unfailing Bermuda grass, they could find feed for sheep in summer. ..."
2. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"75. ARROW-GRASS; BROOM-SEDGE ARISTIDA PURPURASCENS Poir. Common in sandy soil along the railroad south of the lake. 76. nimblewill ..."
3. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"... spikelets small, narrowly elliptic; ligule present; perennial, usually of shady turf. nimblewill (Muhlenbergia schreberi) p. ..."
4. The Life and Times of the Rev. John Brooks: In which are Contained a History by John Brooks, Learner Blackman (1848)
"... and outside, those females who had gone out with their infants had got happy and had laid their children ori the green nimblewill, which stood thick all ..."
5. A Preliminary Report on a Part of the Gold Deposits of Georgia by William Smith Yeates, Samuel Washington McCallie, Francis Plaisted King (1896)
"... has its source in abundant mountain streams, with larger tributaries farther south, the most important of which are nimblewill, Jones and Mill creeks. ..."
6. The Agricultural Grasses of the United States by George Vasey, Clifford Richardson (1884)
"nimblewill (Muhlenbergia Mexicana and diffusa) are found in open woods in the northern and central counties. ..."
7. Henderson's Hand-book of the Grasses of Great Britain and America: Their by John Henderson (1875)
"... Diffusa (Drop Seed nimblewill). Is common at the West, Kentucky, Tennessee, and southward. Cattle eat it very readily. Perennial. ..."