Hypertext Webster Gateway: "mowing"

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary (easton)

(Heb. gez), rendered in Ps. 72:6 "mown grass." The expression
"king's mowings" (Amos 7:1) refers to some royal right of early
pasturage, the first crop of grass for the cavalry (comp. 1
Kings 18:5).

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Mow \Mow\, v. t. [imp. {Mowed}; p. p. {Mowed} or {Mown}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Mowing}.] [OE. mowen, mawen, AS. m[=a]wan; akin to
D. maaijen, G. m["a]hen, OHG. m[=a]jan, Dan. meie, L. metere
to reap, mow, Gr. ?. Cf. {Math}, {Mead} a meadow, {Meadow}.]
1. To cut down, as grass, with a scythe or machine.

2. To cut the grass from; as, to mow a meadow.

3. To cut down; to cause to fall in rows or masses, as in
mowing grass; -- with down; as, a discharge of grapeshot
mows down whole ranks of men.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Mowing \Mow"ing\, n.
1. The act of one who, or the operation of that which, mows.

2. Land from which grass is cut; meadow land.

{Mowing machine}, an agricultural machine armed with knives
or blades for cutting standing grass, etc. It is drawn by
a horse or horses, or propelled by steam.

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