Graze (verb)

  1. To feed on growing grass or other vegetation.
  2. To touch or scrape lightly in passing.

Origin:

Middle english: from old norse gras, of germanic origin; related to grass.

Examples:

  1. The cows were grazing in the field.
  2. The horses were grazing on the grass.
  3. The sheep were grazing on the hillside.
  4. He grazed his knee in the fall.
  5. The bullet grazed his arm.
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