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Grass

A slang term for $10 in Hong Kong. Bowl and stripe are equivalent terms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Bical says elephant grass is easy to grow and requires no special machinery to harvest.
Elephant grass varieties are commonly used in a cut-and carry system which makes for a feedstock that can be fed in stalls.
Analyzed composition of mulberry leaves and three grasses from the in vivo digestibility trial Component Bermuda grass Elephant grass (C.
The composites were produced using Elephant grass fibre and polypropylene pellets.
Midland farmers are ditching traditional crops like maize and wheat for giant Elephant Grass which will be burnt to produce renewable energy.
Then the soldier sees a young soldier of the opposite side in the elephant grass, and they stare at each other in surprise.
Smith, Hawaii, set out in 12-foot-high elephant grass to look for remains at the spot believed to be the crash site, and joint recovery operations began in January 2003.
The wounded men--without weapons or radios--avoided direct fire by crouching low in elephant grass as Novosel hovered his aircraft close enough that crew members could reach down and pull them aboard.
The paper is created by village people out of fiber from local plants, including cotton and sun hemp, river reed and elephant grass.
The family must first demonstrate that it can provide for the cow; they build a hut to house the cow and its calf and they must also plant a creeping plant called lablab and elephant grass to cultivate for the cow's feed.
For hours they crept along ridgelines and bushwhacked their way through stands of elephant grass.
Techniques to survive dry periods included extracting water from baobab trees and wild melons, or siphoning water with elephant grass stems from beneath seemingly dry river beds.