prairie sage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n prairie sage perennial cottony-white herb of southwestern United States
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Usage

In literature:

Before midnight he had rejoined his band, while far off on the prairie was a lone cowboy moodily frying bacon over a sage-brush fire.
"Horses Nine" by Sewell Ford
Here the noble forests of the eastern states and the prairie grasses of the plains were replaced by sage-brush and cactus.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
The shotgun has also played havoc with the Prairie Chicken and the Sage Grouse.
"The Bird Study Book" by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
She'll see nothin' but kioats, prairie-dogs, sage-brush, an' cactus.
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
Sage brush and prairie was now left behind, and the train was rattling through a heavy forest.
"Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil" by Alice B. Emerson
Jonathan killed a sage hen to-day; we found it good, delicate flavored meat, much better than prairie hen.
"Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51" by E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
Yet there is one thing worse than sage unadulterated, and that is a prairie city.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
The coyote preys on young deer and antelope and on small game, such as rabbits, prairie dogs, sage hens and badgers.
"Science of Trapping" by Elmer Harry Kreps
They are very fond of mutton, prairie dogs, badgers and sage hens.
"Wolf and Coyote Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
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In news:

On a quiet dirt road cul-de-sac surrounded by panoramic views of sage dappled prairie, a traditional adobe dwelling sits drinking in the New Mexico sun like photosynthesizing plant life.
It is time Prairie County citizens know what is going on at the national level with local governments and the National Association of Counties position on the Greater Sage Grouse .
It is time Prairie County citizens know what is going on at the national level with local governments and the National Association of Counties position on the Greater Sage Grouse.
Red Oak Beagle Club Prairie Star Restoration Farm 117 Old Sage CR 741, Bland, MO 65014.
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