other words for grass-roots
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Then they discovered that all the grass-roots were eaten up or gnawed through.
The storm had drawn forth the acrid earth-smells that sleep in the grass-roots on the plains.
The smell that came up through the grass-roots was strong, and not particularly savoury.
The gold seemed to be right at the grass-roots, as Flapjack had said.
He even had the triumph of capturing a small water-rat, which had darted out of the grass-roots just as he came by.
The head was thrust cautiously forth from the mouth of a narrow tunnel under the grass-roots.
The people come in here, like they do at Cherry Creek, and think the gold shows at grass-roots.
As the sun rose higher and higher, little waves of heat penetrated deep below the grass-roots.
With mandibles for shears, you patiently cut my strings as you would have gnawed the threads of the grass-roots.
A stockade had been built around the workings on account of the extreme richness of the ore that had been opened at grass-roots.