a weedy grass, Dactylis glomerata, often grown for pastures.
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Also called cock's foot.
Origin of orchard grass
First recorded in 1755–65
Words nearby orchard grass
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Example sentences from the Web for orchard grass
I plant a bearing orchard to orchard-grass and timothy (blue-grass is injurious).
I usually grow millet in the orchard for seven or eight years, and then—if anything—clover or orchard-grass.