Definition of Bed-ground
1. Noun. An area on which a drove of cattle or sheep can sleep for a night.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bed-ground
Literary usage of Bed-ground
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"Nor is a lazy herder allowed to dodge the spirit of the rule by moving off the bed ground for a single night and then going back to it again. ..."
2. Italy: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"On the walls are '"Paintings on a Bed Ground, from the above-mentioned Roman house. The paintings on a white ground (eg B, 5. Adornment of Aphrodite, and B, ..."
3. The English Gardener: Or, A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, Enclosing, and by William Cobbett (1833)
"10. d is the Hot-bed ground, .'»<) j, feet from East to West, and 6. ... 17. j is a door-way in the Southern hedge of the Hot-bed ground. ..."
4. Diagnostic et séméologie des maladies tropicales by Hermann Toenjes, Andy Adams, R. Wurtz, A. Thiroux, Herbert Myrick (1905)
"It was nearly time for the guards to change, and giving the last watch orders to point the herd, as they left the bed-ground in the morning, ..."
5. Prairie Experiences in Handling Cattle and Sheep by William Shepherd (1885)
"... drive them in at one point, they will thread their way through those lying down to another point of the bed-ground, and try the old manoeuvre. ..."