horse grain

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n horse grain twining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
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Usage

In literature:

I have thought a great deal about the animals, and it goes right against my grain to hurt them, especially the horses.
"In School and Out" by Oliver Optic
The other man went round to the tail of the cart and took down two bags of grain for the horses' supper.
"Trapped in 'Black Russia'" by Ruth Pierce
The chief exports are grain, cattle, and horses.
"Up The Baltic" by Oliver Optic
And there's not much use getting in the seeds anyway without a horse to carry the grain to market when it's ripe.
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
And I can't bear the idea of leaving even the horses and cattle, and the grain fields.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
I don't think they had hay or grain for the horses, for I couldn't find any signs of either.
"Ralph Gurney's Oil Speculation" by James Otis
Blinky produced a gun he could spare, and then thoughtfully added a small bag of grain for the horse.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
Grain reaped with sickles instead of with horses and reapers as in America.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
There was but one-half of one day's ration of grain for the horses.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
Twice before had they been robbed of horses, wagons, and grain.
"The Burning of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania" by B. S. (Benjamin Shroder) Schneck
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In poetry:

Outlandish as double-humped camels or unicorns,
Grazing at the margins of a bad monochrome,
Beasts of oasis, a better time.
Abrading my lid, the small grain burns:
Red cinder around which I myself,
Horses, planets and spires revolve.
"The Eye-Mote" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

The protein provided by grain is just part of the nutritional picture—forage also provides protein in your horse's diet.
With countless types of grains and concentrated feed available for performance horses, some horse owners might wish for a simpler approach to feeding their equine athlete.
ERIN McCRACKEN / COURIER & PRESS Kim Gundry, owner and operator of Meadowbriar Stables, does her nightly feeding rounds of feeding grains to the horses in her stables on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.
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