1. The food which ruminating animals chew at leisure, when not grazing or eating; or that portion of it which is brought from the first stomach and chewed at once.
CUD, n. [See Chew and Jaw.]
2. A portion of tobacco held in the mouth and chewed.
3. The inside of the mouth or throat of a beast that chews the cud.
FLAIL:FLA'IL, n. [L. flagellum. We retain the original verb in flog, to strike, to lay on, L. fligo, whence affligo, to afflict; plaga, a stroke, or perhaps from the same root as lick and lay. Gr. See Lick.]
1. The fourth part of a bushel; a dry measure of eight quarts; as a peck of wheat or oats.
2. In low language, a great deal; as, to be in a peck of troubles.
COW'S DIGESTIVE SYSTEM:
Rumen Anatomy (Click on the cow's body parts to find out about it's function)
A Cow's Digestive System (PBS Movie)
Threshing Machine (Wikipedia)
HOW TO CLEAN TARNISHED SILVER:
MAUL, n. [L. malleus. See Mall.]
A heavy wooden hammer; written also mall.
MAUL, v.t. To beat and bruise with a heavy stick or cudgel; to wound in a coarse manner.
WITH, WITHE, n. [L., probably a shoot.]
1. A willow twig.
2. A band consisting of a twig, or twigs twisted.
1. One who wears a livery; as a servant.
2. In London, a freeman of the city, of some distinction. the liverymen are chosen from among the freemen of each company, and from their number are elected the common council, sheriff and other superior officers of the city. They alone have the right of voting for members of parliament.
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