Kentucky blue grass

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Kentucky blue grass a species of grass (Poa pratensis) which has running rootstocks and spreads rapidly. It is valuable as a pasture grass, as it endures both winter and drought better than other kinds, and is very nutritious.
    • Kentucky blue grass (Bot) a valuable pasture and meadow grass (Poa pratensis), found in both Europe and America. See under Blue grass.
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Usage

In literature:

He was having trouble out in Kentucky about this time, and he went to the Blue Grass pretty often.
"'Hell fer Sartain' and Other Stories" by John Fox, Jr.
Presently he found himself talking about his old home in Kentucky, and the thorough-bred horses of the Blue Grass.
"Partners of Chance" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Aunt Gwen seems quite at home on a horse, which she has ridden many times in the Blue Grass regions of Kentucky.
"Miss Caprice" by St. George Rathborne
A pretty bride from the Blue Grass Region of Kentucky walked with her young husband whom she had first met at a New England seaside.
"The Harris-Ingram Experiment" by Charles E. Bolton
The Blue Grass Region of Kentucky and Other Kentucky Articles.
"Contemporary American Literature" by John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert
For such a use it is not sown alone, but is always the complement of Kentucky blue grass or of a mixture of grasses.
"Clovers and How to Grow Them" by Thomas Shaw
On this land, I had sown in October previous, clover, timothy, Kentucky blue grass, and Italian ray grass.
"Guano" by Solon Robinson
For permanent pasture, in addition to those mentioned, there should be added white clover and either Kentucky or Canadian blue grass.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
If you should ask for a single grass, the majority would suggest Kentucky Blue Grass.
"Making a Lawn" by Luke Joseph Doogue
Visitors in the blue-grass regions of Kentucky are not apt to be hungry.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
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In news:

Blue Grass South Livestock Market, Stanford Kentucky (Cattle weighed at time of sale).
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. An eastern Kentucky woman was arrested Monday night after allegedly pulling a gun from her purse during a school board meeting , police said.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. MADISON COUNTY, Ky. We're tracking the investigation into the death of a woman, whose body was found near the Kentucky River.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Western Kentucky announced Monday afternoon Bobby Petrino will be the Hilltoppers' new football coach.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A five-year-old Madison County, Kentuckygirl is on a ventilator at Kentucky Children's Hospital after beingdiagnosed with E.coli.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Kentucky State Police say a BowlingGreen police officer shot and killed a man suspected of trying to rob a fast food restaurant.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A newborn was recovering at a hospital Tuesday, a day after being found in a shoe box outside a duplex in south-central Kentucky.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. UK signee Brandon Knight is preparing for the next phase of his life: that as a Kentucky Wildcat.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. An eastern Kentucky woman is accused of fatally shooting a man she was supposed to be caring for.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Kentucky State Police say two pre-school-aged children were pronounced dead at the scene of an overturned school bus on a narrow country road in northern Kentucky.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A happy homecoming for a Central Kentucky military man.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Police say a student was robbed at gunpoint near a central Kentucky college campus.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Ed Bradley has been a fixture on Rick Pitino's UK and U of L benches since the coach first came to Kentucky in 1989.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. (WKYT) A Kentucky State University football player is facing charges in Chicago .
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. WKYT is tracking the investigation into some disturbing accusations against a Southern Kentucky father.
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