Thesaurus / grass roots
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You make a swipe or two at it with your niblick and only manage to get mud on your face and drive it deeper among the grass roots.

In Pastures GreenPeter McArthur

From the grass roots on the hillside some lucky fellows cleaned up $10,000 in a few days.

He built it with his mouth, bringing great mouthfuls of grass roots and rushes and dropping them on the middle of the heap.

Among the Night PeopleClara Dillingham Pierson

The depth to which grass roots will go in sandy soil: at least two feet.

At PlattsburgAllen French

"Now we shall grow some more tender green blades," said the grass roots.

Among the Meadow PeopleClara Dillingham Pierson

They followed the runaway brook, through the grass roots, that almost hid it.

Paint is not suitable for grass courts on account of the injury caused to the grass roots.

Making a Tennis CourtGeorge E. Walsh

Course, the top is a little darker, on account o' the grass roots, but it's all soil.

NeighboursRobert Stead

Ida and I weren't betting; we were holding on, living down to the grass roots.

Land of the Burnt ThighEdith Eudora Kohl

Does it branch into many fibres, as grass roots or corn roots do?

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