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mower

[moh-er] /ˈmoʊ ər/
noun
Origin
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English: one who mows; see mow1, -er1
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  • Of-course this also requires a large lawn mower, gas trimmer and other gas-powered tools to maintain.
  • One guy has a home made plug in electric car powered by a law mower engine to boost his range.
  • And in the fall, instead of raking the leaves, chop them up with the mower and leave them there.
  • The riding mower out over east at the softball field was still going back and forth.
  • Their vehicles are not the yard chuggers of yore, powered by buzzing lawn-mower engines.
  • As an individual participant you can trade in your gas-powered mower for a new cordless electric mower at a discounted price.
  • Materials to promote gas-powered lawn mower trade-ins.
  • Broken pieces of the blade can be propelled from underneath the mower, possibly injuring the operator or a bystander.
  • The piece attaching the blade to the mower can crack and break off.
  • The broken piece or the blade can be propelled from underneath the mower, possibly injuring the operator or a bystander.
Word Origin and History for mower
n.

early 14c., agent noun from mow (v.). Mechanical sense is from 1852.

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Slang definitions & phrases for mower

mower

Related Terms

lawnmower


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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