Definition of Strawing
1. straw [v] - See also: straw
Lexicographical Neighbors of Strawing
Literary usage of Strawing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopaedia of the Condition and by Henry Mayhew (1851)
"I have already alluded to " strawing," which can ... The nur in respect of strawing is not remarkable for its originality. It was an old smuggler's trick to ..."
2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1863)
"In dry seasons a great saving was found to be made by the diminished labor of watering, and in the increased size of the fruit. In wet years the strawing is ..."
3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural TasteGardening (1851)
"strawing or shading the stem will remedy this, as the outer bark is then kept in the same progress of growth as are the inner. ..."
4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"He is to provide and pay a workman for mowing and strawing upon the Westcote 14 acre dale, and to see the ordering and bringing to the Church before ..."