It once pastured horses and goats with fence lines drawn tight and secure.
The one caveat: Asprey advises only buying butter made from grass-fed or pastured cows.
I have pastured my orchard with cattle and hogs; do not think it advisable; it does not pay.
But so many sheep were pastured here that the grass was killed.
I have pastured my orchard with hogs, but do not think it advisable, as it does not pay.
He lived and pastured his herd of reindeer south of Karesuando.
I believe that young calves might be pastured to advantage in an old orchard.
Every one to his taste, as one might well say to any woman who kissed the cow that pastured there.
These sheep I pastured on adjacent lands belonging to the City; and as others often did the same, no one said me Nay.
Orchards were cropped in the regular rotation, or with hay, or pastured.
c.1300, "grass eaten by cattle," from Old French pasture "fodder, grass eaten by cattle" (12c., Modern French pâture), from Late Latin pastura "a feeding, grazing," from Latin pastus, past participle of pascere "to feed, graze" (see pastor). Meaning "land covered with vegetation suitable for grazing" is from early 14c. To be out to pasture "retired" is from 1945, from what was done (ideally) to horses after the active working life.
late 14c., of animals, "to graze;" early 15c., of humans, "to lead to pasture, to feed by putting in a pasture," from Old French pasturer (12c., Modern French pâturer, from pasture (see pasture (n.)). Related: Pastured; pasturing.