Winter-ground
Winter-ground Win"ter-ground`, v. t. To coved over in the season of winter, as for protection or shelter; as, to winter-ground the roods of a plant. [1913 Webster]

The ruddock would . . . bring thee all this, Yea, and furred moss besides, when flowers are none To winter-ground thy corse. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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