Words nearby mow down
How to use mow down in a sentence
June arrived, and it was time to mow down grass to make into hay for the winter, and Jacob had two scythes.The Children of the New Forest|Captain Marryat
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
Bursting, they would mow down soldiers like saplings before a cyclone.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
The weeds have been allowed to grow too long, and now we must mow down the crop, which threatens to choke the good seed!Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
And with the score at three to one the Amoussocks prepared to mow down their rivals in the last half of the ninth.Peter Cotterell's Treasure|Rupert Sargent Holland
Other Idioms and Phrases with mow down
Destroy in great numbers, especially in battle, as in The machine gun mowed them down as they advanced. [Late 1500s]
Overwhelm, as in He mowed down the opposition with his arguments. This usage, like the first, alludes to mowing, the cutting of grass with a scythe or other implement.