- to destroy or kill indiscriminately or in great numbers, as troops in battle.
- to defeat, overwhelm, or overcome: The team mowed down its first four opponents.
- to knock down.
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With six height adjustment options and the ability to mow or mulch, this pick is perfect for the whole family.Best electric lawn mower: Give up the gas for one of these powerful trimmers|Irena Collaku|July 25, 2021|Popular-Science
If you have an acre of land to mow, there’s no need to spend money for extra size and power you’ll never need.The best zero-turn mower: Tame your lawn with precision|Irena Collaku|July 22, 2021|Popular-Science
The trees are located a few meters away, but the grass around the “yard” is perfectly mowed because they can easily pursue those who try to escape if there is a breach.
They have the same number of invasives as both the young forests and the traditionally mowed areas.How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? (Ep. 289 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 1, 2021|Freakonomics
“It’s a joy not to have to mow and still have everything look green,” says Wendy Wilber, the statewide Master Gardener Volunteer Program coordinator at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.It’s time to rip up your lawn and replace it with something you won’t need to mow|John Kennedy|June 27, 2021|Popular-Science
Though it would mow your lawn at International Space Station orbital speed—17,000 mph.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It entailed deploying the Israeli army into Palestinian refugee camps to “mow the grass.”
I would mow the lawn and take out the trash; I was making my own fishing lures.
No, these are clothes that a man could well mow his lawn in.
If their lives were made into horror movies, that rampaging little pink toadstool would mow them down every time.
So Humphrey continued to mow and make hay, while Edward and Jacob went out for venison.
June arrived, and it was time to mow down grass to make into hay for the winter, and Jacob had two scythes.
And when thou hast been praised, O Rudra, be gracious to him who magnifies thee, and let thy armies mow down others than us!Sacred Books of the East|Various
Men who had spent many a rainy day in the hay-mow, gambling, knew that he had played poker.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read
If-itty-teshi-mow Jays Haddee ny up-plo-now-shi-buh nays;ha!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various