"grass" Definition

  1. “gone to GRASS,” dead,—a coarse allusion to burial; absconded, or disappeared suddenly; also, gone to waste; it is said of wasted limbs that they have “gone to GRASS;” “oh, go to GRASS,” a common answer to a troublesome or inquisitive person,—possibly a corruption of “go to GRACE,” meaning, of course, a directly opposite fate.
  2. to knock down. Also to throw in a wrestling-match. “He GRASSED his man with a heavy righthander,” or “He brought his man to GRASS by means of a swinging hipe.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1504 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: grass widow, grass-comber, grasshopper, gravel, gravel-rash, gravesend sweetmeats, gray, gray mare, gray-coat parson, grays
Previous words in the dictionary: grappling irons, granny, graft, grace-card, grab, gownsman, gowler, governor, government sign-post, gourock ham

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