put out to graze

put out to graze
 See grass3.

A concise dictionary of English slang (2nd edition) . . 2015.

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  • put out to pasture — 1. To release an animal into a pasture to graze 2. To force a person to retire from work • • • Main Entry: ↑pasture * * * put (someone) out to pasture : to force (someone) to leave a job because of old age I m not ready to be put out to pasture… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put out to grass — ► put out to grass 1) put (an animal) out to graze. 2) informal force (someone) to retire. Main Entry: ↑grass …   English terms dictionary

  • put out to grass — put (an animal) out to graze. ↘informal force (someone) to retire. → grass …   English new terms dictionary

  • graze, put out to —  Same as put out to grass.  See grass3 …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • To put out to grass — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • put out to pasture — idi a) ahb. to put in a pasture to graze b) to dismiss or retire as being past one s prime …   From formal English to slang

  • graze´a|ble — graze1 «grayz», verb, grazed, graz|ing, noun. –v.i. 1. to feed on growing grass and other herbage. Cattle, sheep, and horses graze. »Cattle were grazing in the field. The…horses were turned out to graze (Washington Irving). 2. to pasture cattle,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • To put to grass — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rub out — Synonyms and related words: abbreviate, ablate, abrade, abrase, abridge, annihilate, assassinate, bark, blast, blot, blot out, blue pencil, bowdlerize, bump off, cancel, censor, chafe, cool, croak, cross out, cut, decimate, dele, delete, demolish …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Black Hawk War (1865–1872) — Black Hawk War Part of the Ute Wars, Apache Wars, Navajo Wars An Ute warrior and his bride in 1874, photograph by John K. Hill …   Wikipedia

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