English version

chew the cud

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchew the cudchew the cudif a cow or sheep chews the cud, it keeps biting on food it has brought up from its stomach chew
Examples from the Corpus
chew the cudA bout of feeding early in the morning is followed by a lie down during which they chew the cud.All around me camels sat peacefully chewing the cud.It is as much a pattern of their inner being as is tail-wagging or chewing the cud.After chewing the cud for a minute or two, they continue the fight.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.