mow englannista suomeksi
leikata ruohoa, leikata
To cut down grass or crops.
To cut down or slaughter in great numbers.
1915, (w), ''Letters from Mesopotamia''
- In the afternoon they attacked again, in close formation: our artillery mowed them, but they came on and on, (..)
The act of mowing (a garden, grass etc.)
1828, ''Sporting Magazine'' (volume 21? 71? page 10)
- I consider it would engender a stiff, tame, cautious mode of play, with only now and then a mow, or a chopping hit.
A scornful grimace; a wry face. (defdate)
(RQ:Flr Mntgn Essay), Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.212:
- Those that paint them dying(..)delineate the prisoners spitting in their executioners faces, and making mowes at them.
To make grimaces, mock.
- For every trifle are they set upon me: / Sometime like apes that mow and chatter at me, / And after bite me;
1848, (w) (editor), (w) (original author), ''Doctrinal Treatises and Introductions to Different Portions of the Holy Scriptures''
- Nodding, becking, and mowing.
The place in a barn where hay or grain in the sheaf is stowed.
To put into mows.
(alternative form of) (a seagull)