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Roger Grounds.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 1024 words.

The grass families (Gramineae and Poaceae) contain over 10,000 species of both annual and perennial grasses as well as the

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grass

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 59 words.

Grass of the kind seen in the fields of northern Europe or on domestic lawns was unknown in Palestine, where

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grass

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 59 words.

Grass of the kind seen in the fields of northern Europe or on domestic lawns was unknown in Palestine, where

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grass

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 65 words.

In criminal slang ‘to grass’ is to inform, perhaps from cockney rhyming slang ‘grasshopper’, which was once a familiar term

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Grass

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 357 words.

An old name for spring or early summer, the time when the grass grows. She is five years old this

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grass

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 78 words.

arse, baas, brass, carse, class, coup de grâce, farce, glass, grass, Grasse, impasse, Kars, kick-ass, kvass, Laplace, Maas,

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grass

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 137 words.

at the grass roots at the level of the ordinary voter; among the rank and file of a political party.

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grass

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 78 words.

arse, baas, brass, carse, class, coup de grâce, farce, glass, grass, Grasse, impasse, Kars, kick-ass, kvass, Laplace, Maas,

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grass

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

Any plant of the family *Gramineae, which includes cereal plants. Note that ‘grass of Parnassus’ (Parnassia palustris),

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grass

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 310 words.

taken as a type of something green; the word may also mean the season when the grass grows, spring and

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