When Father and we went out mowing there were seven of us.
"Our fire is mowing them down by rows, but still they hold on," said the adjutant.
The writer does not approve of the common practice of cutting wheat high and then mowing the stubbles.
Wood Mowing and Reaping Machine Co., which dates from 1866, the business having been started in 1852 by Walter Abbott Wood (1815-1892), who was a Republican representative in Congress in 1879-1883.
Exceedingly burdensome services were required in the seasons when farming processes are, as it were, at their height - in the seasons of mowing and reaping, when every day is of special value and the working power of the farm hands is strained to the utmost.