Their regional rivals are the nomadic Missiriya tribe, who come down from the north into Abyei so their cattle can graze.
The aim was sufficiently true to cause the ball to graze the man's forehead, while the smoke and fire partially blinded him.
If he walked slowly, so did the cow, and seized the opportunity to graze.
Beseech me from the grass; Wings frolic in the air, And graze me as they pass.
Then the girl took the flax and drove the heifer out to graze.
On the flanks and in the rear skirmish the elder children, girls and boys, with flocks and herds which graze as they go.
So the heifer began to graze, but the girl sat down and began to weep.
There were two or three of the lot that I did not think profitable to graze.
We were traveling with oxen, and it was our custom to let them graze for two hours at noon.
Cattle will not feed, they tell us, where sheep have fed, as the sheep tear up the earth and also graze very closely.
"to feed," Old English grasian "to feed on grass," from græs "grass" (see grass). Cf. Middle Dutch, Middle High German grasen, Dutch grazen, German grasen. Figurative use by 1570s. Related: Grazed; grazing.
"to touch," c.1600, perhaps a transferred sense from graze (v.1) via a notion of cropping grass right down to the ground (cf. German grasen "to feed on grass," used in military sense in reference to cannonballs that rebound off the ground). Related: Grazed; grazing. As a noun from 1690s.
To eat small amounts often: ''I don't eat meals,'' she said. ''I graze all day long''/ Cindy Crawford grazing at the salad bar (1980s+)