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 Meanings and Examples of GRAZE
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 v.  scrape gently; feed on growing grasses and herbage
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  On Sundays he had earned the right to graze in the pasture and rest.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  But in that gale, the port, the land, is that ship's direst jeopardy; she must fly all hospitality; one touch of land, though it but graze the keel, would make her shudder through and through.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 23. The Lee Shore.
3  Nor white whale, nor man, nor fiend, can so much as graze old Ahab in his own proper and inaccessible being.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
4  Still, Amphimedon just took a piece of the top skin from off Telemachus's wrist, and Ctesippus managed to graze Eumaeus's shoulder above his shield; but the spear went on and fell to the ground.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XXII
5  But when we reached him, and that was scarcely a quarter of a mile from his own door, we found he had no horse; and we were forced to dismount, and leave ours to graze.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
6  Ship in sight is none; three stags he espies straying on the shore; behind whole herds follow, and graze in long train across the valley.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FIRST
7  Next we graze the high reefs and jutting rocks of Pachynus; and far off appears Camarina, forbidden for ever by oracles to move, and the Geloan plains, and vast Gela named after its river.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK THIRD
8  In more fertile spots the observer would have come to the conclusion that one of those great herds of bisons which graze upon the prairie land was approaching him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  Nevertheless, without openly admitting it, he was devoted to Boxer; the two of them usually spent their Sundays together in the small paddock beyond the orchard, grazing side by side and never speaking.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter I
10  The halt was but momentary, for the noise resolved itself into the steady bites of two animals grazing.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
11  The sun was just grazing the top of the oak.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
12  Holmes followed him, and I, leaving the horse grazing beside the road, followed Holmes.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
13  He took us down to see his chickens, and his cow that was grazing on the hillside.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: V
14  The cow had evidently been grazing somewhere in the draw.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVIII
15  The cornfields were far apart in those times, with miles of wild grazing land between.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIX
Example Sentence:
1  In the morning, if you're lucky, you'll get a visit from the two gentle horses that graze the hill.
2  The cattle are grazing in the field.
3  Cattle were grazing in the field.
4  The sheep were grazing on the lush green pastures.
5  A great number of trees were felled to provide space for grazing.
6  The calves are grazed intensively during their first season.
7  The field had been grazed by sheep.