Greensward
Greensward \Green"sward`\ (-sw[add]rd') n. Turf green with grass. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • greensward — ► NOUN archaic or literary ▪ grass covered ground …   English terms dictionary

  • greensward — [grēn′swôrd΄] n. green, grassy ground or turf …   English World dictionary

  • greensward — noun Date: 1600 turf that is green with growing grass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greensward — greenswarded, adj. /green swawrd /, n. green, grassy turf. [1590 1600; GREEN + SWARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • greensward — noun /ˈɡriːnswɔːd/ Land that is green with grass …   Wiktionary

  • greensward — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lawn, turf, verdancy, verdure, greenery, viridity, virescence, viridescence …   English dictionary for students

  • greensward — n. surface layer of soil covered with grass and other plants …   English contemporary dictionary

  • greensward — [ gri:nˌswɔ:d] noun literary grass covered ground …   English new terms dictionary

  • greensward — green·sward …   English syllables

  • greensward — green•sward [[t]ˈgrinˌswɔrd[/t]] n. green, grassy turf • Etymology: 1590–1600 green′sward ed, adj …   From formal English to slang

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