Pasturing
Pasture Pas"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pastured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pasturing}.] To feed, esp. to feed on growing grass; to supply grass as food for; as, the farmer pastures fifty oxen; the land will pasture forty cows. [1913 Webster]

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  • coffin bone — Pastern Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • great pastern bone — Pastern Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pastern — Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See Illust.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • small pastern bone — Pastern Pas tern, n. [Of. pasturon, F. p[^a]turon, fr. OF. pasture a tether, for beasts while pasturing; prop., a pasturing. See {Pasture}.] 1. The part of the foot of the horse, and allied animals, between the fetlock and the coffin joint. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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