from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A broadcast seedingmachine or seeder, used especially for grainand grass-planting.
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The withering sneer and the look of contempt gave character to the sarcasms and bitter invectives which he scattered with the prodigality of a seed-sower.
A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3 DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
He might make you a seed-sower, like lonely Morrison in China, when
Quiet Talks on Power S.D. Gordon
Meanwhile the wheel-hoe and seeder he had insisted upon Mrs. Atterson buying had arrived, and Hiram, after studying the instructions which came with it, set the machine up as a seed-sower.
Hiram the Young Farmer Burbank L. Todd
After plowing deep, and harrowing carefully, the seed should be planted with a seed-sower, in drills about eighteen inches apart, at the rate of four pounds to the acre, about the middle of May.
Cattle and Their Diseases Embracing Their History and Breeds, Crossing and Breeding, And Feeding and Management; With the Diseases to which They are Subject, And The Remedies Best Adapted to their Cure Robert Jennings
The seed may be scattered by hand or by a seed-sower.
Agriculture for Beginners Revised Edition Frank Lincoln Stevens 1902
J. Roffet, Paris, 1549, employed the design of the seed-sower in several of his Marks; and of about a dozen different Marks used at one time or another by Jean De Tournes the first, Lyons, 1542, one of the most successful is a clever one having for its central figure a sower; the same idea, in a very crude form, was contemporaneously employed also by
With the spirit of the seed-sower swelling within him he took the noon train, handing over to me the management of the Homestead.
A Daughter of the Middle Border Hamlin Garland 1900
If the area burned over is a large one, the fire loosens the clasp of the cone-scales and millions of lodge-pole seeds are released to be sown by the great eternal seed-sower, the wind.
Wild Life on the Rockies Enos Abijah Mills 1896
He is emphatically a seed-sower, and though results may not always appear, eternity will reveal the good