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Definition of Pasture


  1. Food; nourishment.
  2. Specifically: Grass growing for the food of cattle; the food of cattle taken by grazing.
  3. Grass land for cattle, horses, etc.; pasturage.
  4. To feed, esp. to feed on growing grass; to supply grass as food for; as, the farmer pastures fifty oxen; the land will pasture forty cows.
  5. To feed on growing grass; to graze.

Pasture Quotations

My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
Robert Frost

All equestrians, if they last long enough, learn that riding in whatever form is a lifelong sport and art, an endeavor that is both familiar and new every time you take the horse out of his stall or pasture.
Jane Smiley

There the wild animals wandered and fed as though they were in a pasture that stretched much farther than a man could see, and there were no settlers. Only Indians lived there.
Laura Ingalls Wilder

A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of a carcass dressed and hung up in a butcher's stall passes as food.
John Harvey Kellogg

I do resent that when you're in the most cool, powerful time of your life, which is your 40s, you're put out to pasture. I think women are so much cooler when they're older. So it's a drag that we're not allowed to age.
Rosanna Arquette
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Pasture Translations

pasture in French is paturage
pasture in German is Viehweide, Weideland, Weide
pasture in Spanish is pasto
pasture in Swedish is betesmark, betesmark, hage
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