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A Eurasian grass that is widely grown for grazing and hay. It is naturalized in North America, where many cultivars have been developed.
- ‘‘I've planted a number of grasses, like brome, timothy, perennial rye and annual rye, orchard grass and fescue,’ he notes.’
- ‘The majority of their diet should be free-choice grass hays such as timothy, orchard grass or brome.’
- ‘Most horses today on pasture only have one or two varieties of grass usually timothy, orchard grass with some degree of clover and fescue.’
- ‘Above 10,000 feet, Thurber's fescue and alpine timothy are common.’
- ‘The best source of fiber is hay, such as timothy, alfalfa, oat, or orchard grass.’
Mid 18th century: named after Timothy Hanson, the American farmer who introduced it to the Carolinas from New York ( c. 1720).
Either of two books of the New Testament, epistles of St. Paul addressed to St. Timothy.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.