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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PASTURED

Some of them do not seem to have any owners, and yet sheep are pastured on them summer and winter.

He lived and pastured his herd of reindeer south of Karesuando.

Wherefore the besieged also pastured their horses in those places.

Every one to his taste, as one might well say to any woman who kissed the cow that pastured there.

Orchards were cropped in the regular rotation, or with hay, or pastured.

Encased in the skin of a sheep, he pastured with the flock deceiving the shepherd by his costume.

But so many sheep were pastured here that the grass was killed.

She had not pastured in the meadows about Chartres with blind eyes.

He pastured his pony and went into the house, his spurs jingling martially.

I uphold the principles o' the Cause wherever I am pastured.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., of animals, "to graze;" early 15c., of humans, "to lead to pasture, to feed by putting in a pasture," from Old French pasturer (12c., Modern French pâturer, from pasture (see pasture (n.)). Related: Pastured; pasturing.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.