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graze against someone or something

to brush or scrape against someone or something. The car grazed against the side of the truck. I grazed against an old man as I was jogging this morning.
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graze on something

1. [for animals] to browse or forage in a particular location. The cattle are grazing on the neighbor's land. I wish they wouldn't graze on other people's land.
2. [for animals] to browse or forage, eating something in particular. The deer are grazing on my carrots! The cows were grazing on the meadow grasses for weeks.
See also: graze, on


and browse
in. to eat a bit of everything at parties. We will just graze on party snacks rather than eat a full meal. I think I’ll just browse here and skip going out to dinner.
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The authority recently seized 13 horses which had been grazing unauthorised on public land owned by itself or someone else, at Ashington, Seghill, Cresswell, Lynemouth, Newbiggin and Prudhoe.
The council has issued a plea to horse owners to ensure they are not illegally grazing and spoken of the difficulties finding homes for animals due to the high numbers being illegally grazed or abandoned.
He was speaking at a Farming Connect open day at Brysgyni Uchaf, Capel Uchaf, which has begun to explore the benefits of rotational grazing.
Mr Rees estimated it would cost PS1,200 -PS1,400 to establish a rotational grazing system for sheep.
Use permanent fencing to separate the different grazing areas.
Gates should be considered for easier transfer between grazing areas.
In northern Australia, grazing of native or introduced grasses and legumes without fertiliser application is the main management practice that affects nutrient dynamics and soil quality.
Manipulated field trials addressing the effects of grazing on soil supply of plant nutrients in the dry tropics are limited and often short term (Dalai and Carter 2000; Nelson and Roth 2004; for long-term studies, see Holt 1997; Pringle et al.
Well-managed rotational grazing allows greater control over pasture management.
The looser manure from a grazing cow spreads further, providing a larger surface area on which bugs can break it down and for rain to wash it in.
Hats grazing to maintain and development of nature reserves and other legally protected areas through the use of sheep with Moorschnucken and other rugged country sheep breeds.
Franzluebbers and his colleagues conducted a 7-year study to assess whether grazing cover crops at a site near Watkinsville, Georgia, affects the health of soils typical of the Piedmont region of the Southeast.
They compared no-till versus tilling, and grazing versus no grazing.
provides, without exception, that "the grazing of livestock, where
Grazing by ungulates historically had a profound influence on the vegetative structure of shortgrass steppe (Larson, 1940; Milchunas et al.