Turves
Turves \Turves\, obs. pl. of {Turf}. [1913 Webster]

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  • turves — [tə:vz US tə:rvz] the plural of ↑turf 1(2) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turves — [tʉrvz] n. archaic pl. of TURF …   English World dictionary

  • turves — pl. of TURF. * * * plural of turf * * * /terrvz/, n. Chiefly Brit. pl. of turf. * * * turves «turvz», noun. a plural of turf. * * * [tərvz] plural form of turf * * * Brit plural of ↑turf …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turves — Turf Turf (t[^u]rf), n.; pl. {Turfs}, Obs. {Turves}. [AS. turf; akin to D. turf peat, G. torf, OHG. zurba turf, Sw. & Icel. torf turf, peat, Dan. t[ o]rv, Skr. darbha a kind of grass, a tuft of grass. [root]242.] 1. That upper stratum of earth… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turves — plural of turf …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • turves — /terrvz/, n. Chiefly Brit. pl. of turf. * * * …   Universalium

  • turves — tÉœrf /tɜːf n. ground level layer of matted soil and plant roots; peat for use as fuel; racetrack for horse racing; area, territory (Slang); area of influence or expertise (Slang) v. plant grass or sod; remove from office, eject (British Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • turves — plural form of turf …   English new terms dictionary

  • turves — noun (plural) the plural of turf 1 (2) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • turves — [[t]tɜrvz[/t]] n. brit. pl. of turf …   From formal English to slang

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