graze verb

1 of animals

ADV. peacefully, quietly Sheep were grazing peacefully in the fields.

VERB + GRAZE allow sth to, turn sth out to The cattle were turned out to graze.

PREP. on/upon lambs grazing on the rough moorland pasture

2 break the surface of your skin

ADV. badly She had grazed her elbow quite badly.

PREP. on He fell and grazed his knees on a rock