General English

  • verb to cut grass, hay, etc.


  • verb to cut grass or a forage crop


  • verb to hit the ball from off to leg with a low sweeping cross-batted stroke, somewhat similar to the movement used in mowing grass with a scythe
    Citation ‘If the ball had cleared the ropes, Sehwag would have registered the first double century by an Indian in Melbourne. As it was, he mowed the ball high to deep mid-wicket to depart on 195’ (Oliver Brett, BBC Sport website, 26 December 2003)