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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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Caption: Dairy cattle graze fall-grown Ogle oats in mid-November.
adjustments in the numbers of livestock permitted to graze in wilderness
Put cattle into the pasture when the grass is four-to-six inches tall and let them graze until they eat it down to about three inches.
The study also revealed that men graze less but spend more time eating meals than women.
Similar to the SF management practice, the stockers were allowed to graze until May and then removed.
The area of La Carreta where cattle were regularly introduced between 1990-1996 and allowed to graze was considered vegetation influenced by intermittent cattle grazing.
While Sechrist mimicked this pattern during one 18-month rain-free period--he sent the entire herd to graze in another part of Texas--he now deals with the drought by limiting the herd size to 90, down from 200.
I asked them about the almost two hundred springs, creek wells, and other water sources on those grazing allotments that were clearly owned by me as well as the right to graze those lands.
Why thin mustang herds when around 4 million cows can graze on federal land?
government for the right to graze cattle on public land.
The company also benefitted from the century-old ranching operation, cashing in on valuable permits to graze cattle on U.
The cost to graze the same cattle on private land in Jackson Hole would be about $81,900, meaning that the ranchers enjoy more than $70,000 in subsidies each year.
As part of the deal, they assumed they had the customary communal right to graze their herds, hunt, and cut wood in the ejido, the nearby hills and mountains of the Rio Culebra watershed - an area that their descendants would argue included the future Taylor Ranch.
Jo Simpson, a spokesperson for the Bureau of Land Management, says the government is treating the Dann family no differently than it does other ranchers, who must obtain permits before they can graze their animals on federal land.