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[noo-mohn, nyoo-] /ˈnuˈmoʊn, ˈnyu-/
recently mown or cut:
the refreshing smell of new-mown hay.
Origin of new-mown
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Bees were humming among the flowers, and a whiff of new mown hay drifted in on a vagrant breeze.

    In Jeopardy Van Tassel Sutphen
  • They swung off across the fragrant fields, soft with the new mown grass, to the beach.

    Deering of Deal Latta Griswold
  • All she cared for was the smell of hay, and she it was who brought the scent new mown Hay into fashion.

  • The breeze came up, heavy with meadow sweet and new mown hay—a delicious bath for my hot forehead.

  • Laramie has a seal brown goat, with iron gray chin whiskers and a breath like new mown hay.

    Remarks Bill Nye
  • They crossed the fields, some of which were new mown and fragrant.

    Rodney, the Ranger John V. Lane
  • Here are things moving along, looking like cocks of new mown grass, under way.

    To Cuba and Back Richard Henry Dana
  • What fun, most glorious of all, to fight the insects with wisps of new mown hay!

    Old Farm Fairies: Henry Christopher McCook
  • The smell of new mown hay made the air fragrant, and hills and meadows smiled under a cloudless sky.

    Joan of Arc Lucy Foster Madison
  • Delight steals through them with the scent of the violet, or the new mown hay.

    Deerbrook Harriet Martineau

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