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Bed ground   /bɛd graʊnd/   Listen
Bed ground

noun
1.
An area on which a drove of cattle or sheep can sleep for a night.  Synonyms: bed-ground, bedground.






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"Bed ground" Quotes from Famous Books



... was in hand as it left the bed ground. An ideal spring day lent its aid to the snailing cattle. By the middle of the afternoon the watershed had been crossed, and the gradual slope clown to the Beaver was begun. Rowdy forged to the lead, the flanks turned in, the rear pushed forward, and the home-hunger ...
— Wells Brothers • Andy Adams

... known sheep in the past,—and this was the sound of sheep. Two herders had combined their bands to work them down to the low country and the camp tender stayed to help them with the crossing. Breed listened long to the droning undertone, the maddening blat of five thousand woollies on the bed ground, its querulous volume persisting through the sound of water and wind and drifting to him across a distance of five miles. Then he stretched forth his head and issued ...
— The Yellow Horde • Hal G. Evarts



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