June grass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n June grass valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially central United States having tall stalks and slender bright green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • June grass (Bot) a New England name for Kentucky blue grass. See Blue glass, and Illustration in Appendix.
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Usage

In literature:

Early June was rioting in fresh grasses, bright flowers, bird songs, and gay-winged creatures of air.
"A Girl Of The Limberlost" by Gene Stratton Porter
The path led up along the side of the flat, through tall grass and all the brilliant blossoms of a mountain meadow in June.
"Cabin Fever" by B. M. Bower
Grass of June beneath him, grass of June over the tragedy he had deemed immortal.
"The Longest Journey" by E. M. Forster
Wednesday, 11th June, Blue-Grass Swamp.
"Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart" by John McDouall Stuart
It flies from the middle of June onward, and lays its eggs on different species of grass.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 520, December 19, 1885" by Various
And that was June 26th, when the grass was up.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
One mid-June evening the Grass River schoolhouse was lighted early, while up from the prairie ranches came the work-worn farmers.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
The grass is as green as in June; but the foliage and flowers are more or less withered.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
The nest is made of grass, moss and rubbish, and the three eggs are laid during June.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
THE storm had ceased and the sun shone brightly on the wet grass and the flowers of a day in June.
"Futurist Stories" by Margery Verner Reed
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In poetry:

Talk not of sad November, when a day
Of warm, glad sunshine fills the sky of noon,
And a wind, borrowed from some morn of June,
Stirs the brown grasses and the leafless spray.
"A Day" by John Greenleaf Whittier
You tell me not, green multitude of leaves,
Mingling and whirling with the willful breeze,
Nor you, bright grasses, trembling blade to blade,
What meaneth June, to hap us every year?
"No Answer" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard

In news:

Grass fires reported in June, July.
Beautiful weather and calm water on the Grasse River made for a fun weekend of canoe and kayak racing at the 21st Madrid Canoe Regatta June 9 and 10 at the Madrid Community Park.
She had raced exclusively on grass last season and hadn't won a dirt race since June 1999.
A lioness sits in the grass in the evening light in Ngamiland District on June 10, 2010 in Maun, Botswana.
The University of Tennessee's Center for Native Grasslands Management (CNGM) will host a Twilight Forage Tour for Native Grasses on June 21.
Gerald Ingraham vacuums oil near marsh grass in Barataria Bay on the coast of Louisiana on June 20.
The shadow of Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova falls on a grass court at Wimbledon, in south London, 23 June 2006.
The Environmental Protection Agency has granted a specific exemption to allow Oklahoma producers to use the chemical Prowl H2O to control sandbur infestations in Bermuda grass from now until June 30.
Mike Greenlar / Post Standard file photo Orchard technician Terry Spicer of Beak & Skiff Apple Farm mows grass along Route 20 in this photo from early June.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Jim Brown, named the greatest player ever to play in the National Football League by Sporting News, is coming to Lexington in June.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Kristen Kennedy started reporting for the WKYT team in June 2010 which was a move back east from West Texas.
This is because most of our pastures are composed of cool season grasses and roughly 60 percent of the total dry matter yield is produced before the end of June.
Jami Bond first reported the grass fire (Dahl Fire) in Roundup late yesterday, June 26.
Extreme weather conditions in June and early July have produced a record number of brush and grass fires in Wilson County.
During the month of June, Wilson County Emergency Management Agency recorded 71 grass and brush fires.
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