grass-roots

[ gras-roots, -roo ts, grahs- ]SEE DEFINITION OF grass-roots
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Like all the rest we had expected to get ground that was gold from the grass-roots down.

The gold seemed to be right at the grass-roots, as Flapjack had said.

A hundred and thirty-three dollars per ton at the grass-roots.

Then they discovered that all the grass-roots were eaten up or gnawed through.

That deadly clutch tore up some grass-roots and some fresh earth, but just failed to reach the diligent burrower.

The smell that came up through the grass-roots was strong, and not particularly savoury.

As the sun rose higher and higher, little waves of heat penetrated deep below the grass-roots.

In a few seconds only his hind quarters were visible among the grass-roots.

He noiselessly wormed his way to the verge of the rock and looked down through the grass-roots.

With mandibles for shears, you patiently cut my strings as you would have gnawed the threads of the grass-roots.

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