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British Dictionary definitions for depasture

depasture

verb
  1. to graze or denude by grazing (a pasture, esp a meadow specially grown for the purpose)
  2. (tr) to pasture (cattle or sheep)
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Historical Examples

  • The rector has a right to the profits of the soil, and he or his tenants can depasture it with sheep.

    The Legal Position of the Clergy

    P. V. Smith

  • Sheep are plentiful and large flocks are brought into the valley to depasture from Cashmere.