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put something out to pasture

Slang definitions & phrases for put something out to pasture

put out to pasture

verb phrase

To retire; take out of active use, practice, etc, usually after long service: That old machine's about shot, and we should put it out to pasture

[1930s+; fr the farm practice of letting an old horse graze at will and work no longer]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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