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Noun: grass  grãs
  1. Narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
     
  2. Bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    - eatage [dialect], forage, pasture, pasturage
     
  3. A street name for marijuana
    - pot, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed [N. Amer], Mary Jane
     
  4. [Brit] Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    - fink [N. Amer], snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie [N. Amer], sneak, sneaker, canary [N. Amer]
     
  5. [Brit] Someone who reports another person's wrongdoings to someone in authority
    - telltale [Brit], snitch
     
  6. [Brit] A police informer who implicates many people
    - supergrass [Brit]
Verb: grass  grãs
  1. Shoot down, of birds
     
  2. Plant or lay down grass
    "The owners decided to grass their property"
     
  3. Spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
     
  4. Completely cover with grass
    - grass over
     
  5. Feed with grass
     
  6. Give away information about somebody
    - denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, shop, snitch, stag, squeak
Noun: Grass
  1. German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
    - Gunter Grass, Gunter Wilhelm Grass

Derived forms: grassing, grasses, grassed

Type of: author, betrayer, blabber, cannabis, cover, crop, dagga [S.Africa], fodder, ganja, graminaceous plant, gramineous plant, graze, hit, inform, informer, marihuana, marijuana, open, pasture, pip, rat, shoot, spread, spread out, spread over, squealer, unfold, writer

Encyclopedia: Grass