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lawn mower

noun
1.
a hand-operated or motor-driven machine for cutting the grass of a lawn.
Also, lawnmower.
Also called mower.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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Examples from the web for lawn mower
  • Of-course this also requires a large lawn mower, gas trimmer and other gas-powered tools to maintain.
  • Citizens can donate their gas-powered lawn mower in exchange for a new electric or reel-style lawn mower.
  • As an alternative to raking and bagging leaves, simply run your lawn mower over your fallen leaves and let them lie on the lawn.
British Dictionary definitions for lawn mower

lawn mower

noun
1.
a hand-operated or power-operated machine with rotary blades for cutting grass on lawns
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Word Origin and History for lawn mower
n.

also lawn-mower, 1853 as a type of machine to cut grass, from lawn (n.1) + mower.

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