lawn mower


Definition of lawn mower

: a machine for cutting grass on lawns

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Soon, that will be a reality, with iRobot's robot lawn mower. Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "The Company Behind Roomba Is Making a Robot Lawn Mower," 1 Feb. 2019 Our 60-year-old Gravely lawn mower still has life in it. Jonathan Kolatch, WSJ, "Keeping Dad Alive From 7,000 Miles Away," 23 Dec. 2018 Boucher claimed that Paul used his lawn mower, blowing leaves onto his property. Adam Shaw, Fox News, "Kentucky Democrat reportedly jokes about Rand Paul assault: 'He can be beaten'," 4 Aug. 2018 That one comes with a tiny lawn mower, patio table with an umbrella and chairs, and a pool complete with a lounge chair and a duck float. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "The Dollhouse In Joanna Gaines' New Hearth & Hand Collection Is Unbelievably Cute," 1 Nov. 2018 Personal items were strewn everywhere — a baby blanket, a life jacket, mattresses, lawn mowers, a fridge, a kitchen sink lying on the grass and even a love seat wrapped around a telephone pole. Fox News, "Canada's capital reeling after tornado hammers communities," 22 Sep. 2018 As in other years, there were people who thought the lawn mowers crossed the lines of good taste. Daniel I. Dorfman,, "Controversial lawn mowers, firetruck sirens and crowds cheering the parade – a typical July 4 in Lake Bluff," 6 July 2018 GERMANTOWN - Concentrating while driving can sometimes be difficult, especially with so many distractions on the road like flashing lights, wildlife and ... lawn mowers? Adriana, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Man distracted by lawn mower crashes car, injures himself in Germantown, police say," 18 June 2018 Also plucked from the sands of the state’s beaches were a lawn mower, a saw blade, an empty medical marijuana container, a strobe light, a bird cage and two fire extinguishers. Washington Post, "Mower, tooth in a box, Vishnu doll in New Jersey beach trash," 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of lawn mower

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lawn mower was in 1869

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English Language Learners Definition of lawn mower

: a machine used for cutting the grass on lawns

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Kids Definition of lawn mower

: a machine used to mow the grass on lawns

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