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1grass

noun, often attributive \ˈgras\

: plants that have narrow green leaves, that are eaten by cows, sheep, horses, etc., and that are commonly grown on lawns and in gardens

: a particular type of grass

: a person who gives information to the police about the criminal activity of other people : a police informer

Full Definition of GRASS

1
:  herbage suitable or used for grazing animals
2
:  any of a large family (Gramineae syn. Poaceae) of monocotyledonous mostly herbaceous plants with jointed stems, slender sheathing leaves, and flowers borne in spikelets of bracts
3
:  land (as a lawn or a turf racetrack) covered with growing grass <keep off the grass> <the horse had never won on grass>
4
plural :  leaves or plants of grass
5
:  a state or place of retirement <put out to grass>
6
[short for grasshopper, rhyming slang for copper] slang British :  a police informer
7
:  electronic noise on a radarscope that takes the form of vertical lines resembling lawn grass
8
:  marijuana
grass·less \-ləs\ adjective
grass·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of GRASS

  1. They were smoking some grass.

Origin of GRASS

Middle English gras, from Old English græs; akin to Old High German gras grass, Old English grōwan to grow
First Known Use: before 12th century

2grass

verb

: to cover (an area) with grass

Full Definition of GRASS

transitive verb
1
:  to feed (livestock) on grass sometimes without grain or other concentrates
2
:  to cover with grass; especially :  to seed to grass
intransitive verb
1
:  to produce grass
2
slang British :  inform 2 —often used with on

First Known Use of GRASS

circa 1500

Grass

biographical name \ˈgräs\

Definition of GRASS

Günter Wilhelm 1927– Ger. writer

grass

noun \ˈgras\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GRASS

May 26, 2015
sacrilegious Hear it
grossly irreverent
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