He opens his last essay, “mowing,” with: “Sometimes everything seems simple.”
Political ads showing Harry Reid on rider mower, mowing the Mall?
She often worked multiple jobs at a time, including tutoring, carpentry, mowing highways, waiting tables, and clerking.
History is likely to dispense with the euphemism of "mowing the lawn" and call this what it is: perpetual war.
And Death the harvester in chief stands by with his scythe ready for the mowing.
I am going to the meadows, to see them mowing, I am going to see them make the hay.
And I kept at my mowing mechanically while I thought my thoughts.
mowing machines and horse-rakes had not then come into general use.
A bee was flying round the room, and down below in the garden Tumpany was mowing the strip of lawn before the house.
"Our fire is mowing them down by rows, but still they hold on," said the adjutant.
Old English mawan "to mow" (class VII strong verb; past tense meow, past participle mawen), from Proto-Germanic *mæanan (cf. Middle Low German maeyen, Dutch maaien, Old High German maen, German mähen "to mow," Old English mæd "meadow"), from PIE root *me- "to mow, to cut down grass or grain with a sickle or scythe" (cf. poetic Greek amao, Latin metere "to reap, mow, crop," Italian mietere, Old Irish meithleorai "reapers," Welsh medi). Related: Mowed; mown; mowing.
"stack of hay," Old English muga, muwa "a heap, swath of corn, crowd of people," earlier muha, from Proto-Germanic *mugon (cf. Old Norse mugr "a heap," mostr "crowd"), of uncertain origin.
(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 Kings 18:5).