Their regional rivals are the nomadic Missiriya tribe, who come down from the north into Abyei so their cattle can graze.
The aim was sufficiently true to cause the ball to graze the man's forehead, while the smoke and fire partially blinded him.
To-day you must take a hundred sheep to graze; but be careful that no harm befalls them.'
Beseech me from the grass; Wings frolic in the air, And graze me as they pass.
I have just told you that the buffaloes are taken out into the fields to graze.
On the flanks and in the rear skirmish the elder children, girls and boys, with flocks and herds which graze as they go.
I turned the horse loose to graze and walked into the shack.
There were two or three of the lot that I did not think profitable to graze.
The saddles were taken off, and the horses turned out to graze upon it.
Cattle will not feed, they tell us, where sheep have fed, as the sheep tear up the earth and also graze very closely.
"to feed," Old English grasian "to feed on grass," from græs "grass" (see grass). Cf. Middle Dutch, Middle High German grasen, Dutch grazen, German grasen. Figurative use by 1570s. Related: Grazed; grazing.
"to touch," c.1600, perhaps a transferred sense from graze (v.1) via a notion of cropping grass right down to the ground (cf. German grasen "to feed on grass," used in military sense in reference to cannonballs that rebound off the ground). Related: Grazed; grazing. As a noun from 1690s.
To eat small amounts often: ''I don't eat meals,'' she said. ''I graze all day long''/ Cindy Crawford grazing at the salad bar (1980s+)