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sward(swôrd) also swarth (swôrth)
1. Land covered with grassy turf.
2. A lawn or meadow.
[Middle English, from Old English sweard, skin.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Botany) turf or grass or a stretch of turf or grass
(Botany) to cover or become covered with grass
[Old English sweard skin; related to Old Frisian swarde scalp, Middle High German swart hide]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the grassy surface of land; turf.
2. a stretch of turf; a growth of grass.
[before 900; Old English sweard skin, rind, c. Old Frisian, Middle Dutch, Middle Low German swarde scalp, Old Norse svǫrthr scalp, walrus hide]
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sward- The rind of bacon or pork.
See also related terms for rind.
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Past participle: swarded
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Turf. One early writer described it as being formed of thousands of wire-like fibrous roots interwoven in every direction.
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|Noun||1.||sward - surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots|
divot - a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club)
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sward[swɔːd] N (liter) → césped m
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n (obs, poet) → Rasen m
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