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Blue grass   /blu græs/   Listen
Blue grass

noun
1.
Any of various grasses of the genus Poa.  Synonym: bluegrass.



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"Blue grass" Quotes from Famous Books



... Cap'n," she returned. "I'll have 'Sizzle make a fine yard for the goat, where he'll have plenty of blue grass to eat. An' I'll have a pretty fence put around it an' make all the people honor an' respec' him jus' ...
— Sky Island - Being the further exciting adventures of Trot and Cap'n - Bill after their visit to the sea fairies • L. Frank Baum

... should have been back in bed. The result was that the child sickened again. The old look came back to its face, and Grayson was there night and day. He was having trouble out in Kentucky about this time, and he went to the Blue Grass pretty often. Always, however, he left money with me to see that the child was properly buried if it should die while he was gone; and once he telegraphed to ask how it was. He said he was sometimes afraid to open my letters ...
— 'Hell fer Sartain' and Other Stories • John Fox, Jr.

... mildly, though it was still late January, while the wind, which occasionally rustled the dry leaves about the fence corners, had scarcely a suggestion of winter in its soft touch. Across the white pike, and away on either side over the rolling blue grass meadows, the Kentucky landscape unfolded itself, lined with brown and white fences, and dotted with venerable trees. A buggy, drawn by a carefully-stepping bay horse, came over the knoll ahead, framing itself naturally into ...
— The New Education - A Review of Progressive Educational Movements of the Day (1915) • Scott Nearing

... academic discussion of the family Gramineae. Contributors to scientifiction magazines burst bloodvessels happily turning out ten thousand words a day describing their heroes' adventures amid the red grass of Mars or the blue grass of Venus after they had singlehanded—with the help of a deathray and the heroine's pure love—conquered the green grass ...
— Greener Than You Think • Ward Moore



Words linked to "Blue grass" :   Kentucky bluegrass, grass, Poa pratensis, Kentucky blue, Poa, genus Poa, June grass



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