bay grass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bay grass any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion
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Usage

In literature:

Not a tree obscured the endless panorama of sea and bay and waving grass on the great solemn marshes.
"The Foolish Virgin" by Thomas Dixon
On a small scale he tried growing cotton, Botany Bay grass, hemp, white nankeen grass and various other products.
"George Washington: Farmer" by Paul Leland Haworth
The French West India fleet under De Grasse reached one end of the Chesapeake Bay at the same time the allies reached the other end.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
About the head of the bay, the trees were of a fair growth; grass seemed sufficiently abundant, and there were few appearances of sand.
"An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 2" by David Collins
Every few minutes the long eel-grass of the shallow bay choked the propeller of the motor-boat.
"Dick in the Everglades" by A. W. Dimock
And with it came a breeze, a moving, briny, bay-cooled breeze that stirred the grass with a whisper of night.
"Roof and Meadow" by Dallas Lore Sharp
We continued our course down the bay, and found the country everywhere of the same richly-grassed character.
"A Source Book Of Australian History" by Compiled by Gwendolen H. Swinburne
A great bay horse, saddle on his back, was searching here and there for the young stems of grass.
"The Texan Scouts" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Euonymus ran, but on a bit of open grass dropped to one knee, at bay.
"The Flower of the Chapdelaines" by George W. Cable
Two or three Hudson's Bay men escape through the long grass {395} and swim across Red River.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
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In poetry:

Past the point where Ottawa's current flows-
A league from St. Lawrence golden
sands-
Out in the bay where the wild grass grows
We mark the spot where our ambush stands.
"Autumn Days" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

Jorge Valverde as they pursue bonefish on the expansive grass flats of Biscayne Bay near Miami.
The Minneapolis Park Board is thinking about using a herd of goats to keep grass trimmed and invasive species like buckthorn at bay.
GEORGE GONGORA /special to the Caller-Times Volunteers muddied their boots and tennis shoes on Saturday morning planting marsh grass along the marsh areas of the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation and Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries near Portland.
GEORGE GONGORA/special to the Caller-Times Volunteers muddied their boots and tennis shoes on Saturday morning planting marsh grass along the marsh areas of the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation and Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries near Portland.
Gerald Ingraham vacuums oil near marsh grass in Barataria Bay on the coast of Louisiana on June 20.
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.
A new aerial survey indicates that Mobile Bay lost nearly 1,400 acres of sea grass in recent years.
Sea Grass Acres Dip 38% In Coastal Bays.
Philip Wood The Press TribuneGranite Bay tight end Steven Graber (9) outjumps Nevada Union's Ian Davis (24) to make a touchdown catch just before halftime Friday night in Grass Valley.
A Bay Area Music Video Showcase with videos from Grass Widow, Nobunny, Glitter Wizard, Shannon and the Clams, Wrong Words, Burnt Ones, Hobocop, and Hunx.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Rep Harold "Hal" Rogers says the detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba should stay where they are.
Some Bay Area Homeowners are frustrated with the grass in their front lawns.
Grass beds survived storm to welcome waterfowl, Bay babies.
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