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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Graze \Graze\ (gr[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grazed
(gr[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Grazing.] [OE. grasen, AS.
grasian, fr. gr[ae]s grass. See Grass.]
1. To feed or supply (cattle, sheep, etc.) with grass; to
furnish pasture for.
A field or two to graze his cows. --Swift.
2. To feed on; to eat (growing herbage); to eat grass from (a
pasture); to browse.
The lambs with wolves shall graze the verdant mead.
3. To tend (cattle, etc.) while grazing.
When Jacob grazed his uncle Laban's sheep. --Shak.
4. To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in
passing; as, the bullet grazed the wall.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: scraped or touched lightly in passing; "his grazed and
bleeding arm proved he had been in the line of fire"
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