June arrived, and it was time to mow down grass to make into hay for the winter, and Jacob had two scythes.
They will know when our power is complete and we begin to mow down their cursed grass.
He praises me because I was so quick to mow down a hundred or so commoners, thought Simon.
It is far more humane to mow down the insurgents with grape and canister.
Then the Eidgenossen began to mow down the Austrians with their terrible weapon the halberd, an invention of their own.
If you've made up your mind to mow down everything, don't spare your own legs.
I mow down all before me, and cover all with my scarlet robe.
One can mow down a lot of cases, listen to scores of grievances in the open, under a good spreading tree.
The flames had no effect on the Annihilator, whereas the electric cannons continued to mow down the Martians.
Thanks to his white slaves, he could cut and mow down and gather in his wood, hay, and grain.
Old English mawan "to mow" (class VII strong verb; past tense meow, past participle mawen), from Proto-Germanic *mæanan (cf. Middle Low German maeyen, Dutch maaien, Old High German maen, German mähen "to mow," Old English mæd "meadow"), from PIE root *me- "to mow, to cut down grass or grain with a sickle or scythe" (cf. poetic Greek amao, Latin metere "to reap, mow, crop," Italian mietere, Old Irish meithleorai "reapers," Welsh medi). Related: Mowed; mown; mowing.
"stack of hay," Old English muga, muwa "a heap, swath of corn, crowd of people," earlier muha, from Proto-Germanic *mugon (cf. Old Norse mugr "a heap," mostr "crowd"), of uncertain origin.