Definition of 'graze'
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With a local farmer we graze sheep there. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The buck lives to fight, or rather graze, another day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The drier fields are still grazed and others cut for hay. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991) Sheep graze on the lush banks of a river. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His only injuries were a cut knee and grazed forehead. The Sun (2013)Farmers whose sheep graze the surrounding hills fear their own livelihoods may be jeopardised by the scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sheep still graze on the grass in front of the crescent which covers a third of a circle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The flat turf is mown twice a year and the reserve is grazed by sheep over the winter. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)They graze the land, keeping it from going wild and ensuring that local ecosystems are maintained. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the day he grazed his knee in the garden, something clicked inside me. The Sun (2016)They graze in the fields, and roost on small local lochs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sheep are often grazed on land that is wholly unsuitable for arable crops or anything else, including forestry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The baboon would keep the goats together as they grazed during the day, giving alarm calls if it spotted cheetahs or leopards. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This requires restricting the number of sheep allowed to graze these areas so that the trees that centuries ago covered these areas can re-establish. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Nine minutes before the interval, the visiting team grazed the post with a header from Sánchez. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A spokesman added: 'He had a graze wound to the side of his face. The Sun (2012)Some have given up, others have resorted to keeping very large herds, yet very few farms have enough grass to graze these large herds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'graze'
British English: graze VERB
When animals graze or are grazed, they eat the grass or other plants that are growing in a particular place. You can also say that a field is grazed by animals.
Five cows graze serenely around a massive oak.
British English: graze NOUN
A graze is a small wound caused by scraping against something.
Although cuts and grazes are not usually very serious, they can be quite painful.
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