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grazed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graze  \Graze\  (gr[=a]z),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Grazed} 
  (gr[=a]zd);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Grazing}.]  [OE.  grasen,  AS 
  grasian  fr  gr[ae]s  grass.  See  {Grass}.] 
  1.  To  feed  or  supply  (cattle,  sheep,  etc.)  with  grass;  to 
  furnish  pasture  for 
 
  A  field  or  two  to  graze  his  cows.  --Swift. 
 
  2.  To  feed  on  to  eat  (growing  herbage);  to  eat  grass  from  (a 
  pasture);  to  browse. 
 
  The  lambs  with  wolves  shall  graze  the  verdant  mead. 
  --Pope. 
 
  3.  To  tend  (cattle,  etc.)  while  grazing. 
 
  When  Jacob  grazed  his  uncle  Laban's  sheep.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  rub  or  touch  lightly  the  surface  of  (a  thing)  in 
  passing;  as  the  bullet  grazed  the  wall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grazed 
  adj  :  scraped  or  touched  lightly  in  passing;  "his  grazed  and 
  bleeding  arm  proved  he  had  been  in  the  line  of  fire" 




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