Definitions for: Grass


[n] a soft drug consisting of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
[n] animal food for browsing or grazing
[n] German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
[n] nar
[n] a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
[v] give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
[v] shoot down, of birds
[v] feed with grass
[v] cover with grass
[v] spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
[v] cover with grass, as of a piece of land



Webster (1913) Definition: Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs;
akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras,
Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf.
Graze.]
1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food
of cattle and other beasts; pasture.

2. (Bot.) An endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem
generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in
pairs, and the seed single.

Note: This definition includes wheat, rye, oats, barley,
etc., and excludes clover and some other plants which
are commonly called by the name of grass. The grasses
form a numerous family of plants.

3. The season of fresh grass; spring. [Colloq.]

Two years old next grass. --Latham.

4. Metaphorically used for what is transitory.

Surely the people is grass. --Is. xl. 7.

Note: The following list includes most of the grasses of the
United States of special interest, except cereals. Many
of these terms will be found with definitions in the
Vocabulary. See Illustrations in Appendix.


Grass, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grassed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Grassing.]
1. To cover with grass or with turf.

2. To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.

3. To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a
fish. [Colloq.]


Grass, v. i.
To produce grass. [R.] --Tusser.

Synonyms: betray, cannabis, Cannabis sativa, denounce, dope, dope, eatage, forage, gage, gage, ganja, ganja, give away, grass over, Gunter Grass, Gunter Wilhelm Grass, marihuana, marihuana, marijuana, marijuana, Mary Jane, Mary-Jane, pasturage, pasture, peach, pot, pot, rat, sens, sens, sess, sess, shit, shop, skunk, skunk, smoke, snitch, stag, tell on, weed, weed

See Also: Acapulco gold, Acapulco gold, Aegilops triuncalis, Andropogon furcatus, Andropogon gerardii, Arrhenatherum elatius, Arundo richardii, author, Bahama grass, Bahia grass, bay grass, beach grass, bent, bent grass, bentgrass, Bermuda grass, birdseed grass, blue grass, blue stem, bluegrass, bluestem, brome, bromegrass, broom grass, Buchloe dactyloides, buffalo grass, bunch grass, bunchgrass, bur grass, burgrass, canary grass, cannabis, Cenchrus tribuloides, cereal, cereal grass, cocksfoot, cockspur, cord grass, cordgrass, Cortaderia richardii, Cortaderia selloana, cover, crab grass, crabgrass, creeping soft grass, crop, Cynodon dactylon, Cynodon plectostachyum, Dactylis glomerata, dallis grass, dallisgrass, devil grass, doob, dropseed, evergreen grass, false oat, feathertop, feathertop grass, feed, fescue, fescue grass, Festuca elatior, Festuca ovina, field sandbur, finger grass, fountain grass, French rye, gardener's garters, giant star grass, goat grass, grama, grama grass, graminaceous plant, gramineous plant, gramma, gramma grass, graze, Harding grass, hardinggrass, hemp, hemp, herd's grass, hit, Holcus lanatus, Holcus mollis, inform, joint, knotgrass, kweek, lady's laces, love grass, lyme grass, marijuana cigarette, meadow fescue, meadow grass, meadowgrass, Mexican green, Mexican green, midgrass, Muhlenbergia schreberi, munj, munja, nimble Will, nimblewill, open, orchard grass, pampas grass, paspalum, Paspalum dilatatum, Paspalum distichum, Paspalum notatum, pasture, Pennisetum ruppelii, Pennisetum setaceum, Pennistum villosum, Phalaris aquatica, Phalaris arundinacea, Phalaris canariensis, Phalaris tuberosa, Phleum pratense, pip, plume grass, plumed tussock, provender, reed canary grass, reed grass, reefer, ribbon grass, rushgrass, rye grass, ryegrass, Saccharum bengalense, Saccharum munja, sandbur, sandspur, scutch grass, sell out, sheep fescue, sheep's fescue, shoot, shortgrass, silver grass, soft drug, spliff, spread, spread out, spread over, St. Augustine grass, star grass, Stenotaphrum secundatum, stick, sword grass, tall meadow grass, tall oat grass, tallgrass, timothy, tip off, toe toe, toetoe, toowomba canary grass, unfold, velvet grass, wheatgrass, wild rye, writer, Yorkshire fog, zoysia

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