Mow down

What is Mow down?

Mow down definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object), mowed, mowed or mown, mowA.ing.
to cut down (grass, grain, etc.) with a scythe or a machine.
to cut grass, grain, etc., from: to mow the lawn.

verb (used without object), mowed, mowed or mown, mowA.ing.
to cut down grass, grain, etc.

Verb Phrases
mow down, to destroy or kill indiscriminately or in great numbers, as troops in battle. to defeat, overwhelm, or overcome: The team mowed down its first four opponents. to knock down.

 

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