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 Meanings and Examples of PASTURE
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pasture
 n.  field covered with grass; meadow
Classic Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
1  Across the road, in the pasture, the horses, mules and cows stood quietly with heads over the split-rail fence, waiting to be driven to the stables and supper.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  They did not like the dark shade of the thickets hedging the pasture creek, and they twitched their ears at Scarlett as if appreciative of human companionship.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  But even as she strained her eyes down the darkening road, she heard a pounding of hooves at the bottom of the pasture hill and saw the horses and cows scatter in fright.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  Your mother agreed, providing he was able to jump the pasture fence, for, she said, there would be a lot of rough riding to be done in the army.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  The pasture was blue with them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  Melly looked despairingly backward but hammered her heels into the horse and, with a scattering of gravel, was off down the drive toward the pasture.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
7  She was alarmed, too, for the cow and the horse and wished they were hidden in the swamp, instead of tied in the woods at the bottom of the pasture.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
8  On Sundays he had earned the right to graze in the pasture and rest.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
9  The sight of a uniform was enough to bring everyone flying from the woodpile, the pasture and the cotton patch.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
10  She closed the window and leaned her head against the velvet curtains and looked out across the bleak pasture toward the dark cedars of the burying ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
11  And then we seen him way down at the end of the pasture.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
12  They had not stealthily taken garden and pasture and cotton field and lawn and reared themselves insolently by the porches of Tara, as they were doing on numberless plantations throughout the state.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
13  She found a pasture by the lake.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  So sprinkled was the pasture with rag-baby blossoms and the cottony herb of Indian tobacco that it spread out like a rare old Persian carpet of cream and rose and delicate green.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  Across the track was a pasture of dwarf clover and sparse lawn cut by earthy cow-paths; beyond its placid narrow green, the rough immensity of new stubble, jagged with wheat-stacks like huge pineapples.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
Example Sentence:
1  This time every year the local farm moves its ewes and rams to fresh pasture land up on the high ground.
2  The increased number of livestock has caused pasture degradation, overgrazing and desertification in prone areas.
3  It was absolutely essential to separate crops from the areas that animals used as pasture.
4  We drove through mile after mile of land cleared for pasture.
5  The sheep were grazing on the lush green pastures.
6  Many scientists working for the government have left for greener pastures in the private sector.