Mow v. t. [imp. Mowed p. p. Mowed or Mown p. pr. & vb. n. Mowing.]
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.
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 may be drawn by a horse or horses, or propelled by a powered engine.
(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