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mow1

mow1

 
 
pronunciation:
mo
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mowed, mowing, mown, mows
definition 1: to cut down (grain, grass, or the like) with a machine or scythe.
definition 2: to cut down the plant growth on (a grain field, lawn, or the like).
definition 3: to destroy or defeat in great numbers (usu. fol. by down).
The machine-gunner mowed down thirty attackers.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to cut down grain, grass, or the like.
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