grass top

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grass top (countable and uncountable, plural grass tops)

  1. (countable) The tip of a blade or stalk of grass.
    • 1910, Theodore Roosevelt, African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist, Charles Scribner's Sons (1910), page 521:
      There was nothing to shoot at; but a moment afterward I saw a pair of horns through the grass tops, in such a position that it was evident the owner was looking at me.
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  2. (uncountable) An expanse covered in grass.
    • 2008, Chris Fabry, Dogwood, Tyndale (2008), ISBN 9781414319551, page 154:
      She glides along, her skirt touching the grass top as she sways to the beat of unwritten songs.
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