Grass oil


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Grass oil a fragrant essential volatile oil, obtained in India from grasses of the genus Andropogon, etc.; -- used in perfumery under the name of citronella ginger grass oil lemon grass oil essence of verbena etc.
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In literature:

He brought out and repaired the lawn mower, oiled its rusted parts and ran it gayly over the grass.
"The Wrong Twin" by Harry Leon Wilson
In the room were several other travellers seated upon the floor, which was covered with oiled paper and grass mats.
"Our Little Korean Cousin" by H. Lee M. Pike
The painter uses oil, turpentine, and pigment to represent the wool of a sheep, the water of a pond, the green spears of grass.
"Study of Child Life" by Marion Foster Washburne
Esenb., according to some yields the grass oil of Namur.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Some leaves and grasses can be pressed, dried and colored their natural shades with oil paints.
"Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit" by Albert B. Farnham
Oil sketch: Low wall and grass in front, snowy mountains behind.
"The Samuel Butler Collection at Saint John's College Cambridge" by Henry Festing Jones
The glass shattered and the oil ran out the grass at the scout's feet.
"Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
If water be mixed with oil and the ashes of any kind of grass except the kusha grass, it becomes the colour of milk.
"The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana" by Vatsyayana
Then Wind Bends Grass bathed the tiny body first with water, then with oil.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Lead is obtained among the mountains, and the more sheltered valleys produce grain, wine, oil, fruit and esparto grass.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various

In poetry:

Give to the sons of men their daily bread,
Give grass to the mute beasts, that crop the mead,
Give wine and oil, to those that till the field,
And let thy heritage abundance yield.
"The Farmer's Prayer" by Rees Prichard
T'other day a bishop's cob stopped before me in a lane,
With a tail as broad as oil-cake, and a close-clipped hoggy mane;
I stood sideways to the hedge, but he did not want to pass,
And he was so full of corn he didn't care about the grass.
"The Donkey In The Cart To The Horse In The Carriage" by George MacDonald

In news:

Olive oil 12 lemon grass skewers *** ½ pineapple, skin removed.
The sobering images of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are widely known: oil covered birds and sludge-choked coastal grasses.
Put the wok back over medium heat, add the oil, and gently fry the lemon grass , onion, garlic and chili.
Ted Jackson/The Times-Picayune Oily grass and absorbent booms mark the edge of Lake Barre, where workers with Clean Harbor are using absorbent pads to wipe the oil from the marsh grass just south of Cocodrie.
Gerald Ingraham vacuums oil near marsh grass in Barataria Bay on the coast of Louisiana on June 20.
She helps run a grass-roots human rights organization in Colombia's oil capital, Barrancabermeja, and last month her work may have cost the life of her sister.
Shoots of marsh grass and bushes of mangrove trees already are starting to grow back in Barataria Bay, where just months ago photographers shot startling images of dying pelicans coated in oil from the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The tiny seeds used to grow the grass in Chia Pets are full of protein, Omega-3, healthy fats, and oils.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Crews continue searching off the coast of Louisiana for a worker missing after an oil platform explosion and fire in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. With a new push to find alternatives to imported oil, ethanol has brought on a corn boom and is changing the face of agribusiness.
Research continues on adding fish oil supplement to grass-fed cattle.
Outside, in front of brightly clashing brickwork, a local resident feeds cats who come padding over from the tall grass and the oil storage tanks across the street.
One, two, three, four — and we're powering our cars with lawn cuttings, wood chips, and prairie grasses instead of Middle East oil.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. An oil refinery in Somerset is planning to resume operations after being closed for nearly two years.
Feuille D'Menthe is a blend of several fragrant grass essential oils, with the main ingredients being sage, vetiver, mint and basilic.