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  • 1 Sward — Sward, n. [AS. sweard skin, covering; akin to OFries. swarge, D. zwoord, G. schwarte, Icel. sv[ o]r?r skin, sward of the earth.] 1. Skin; covering. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. The grassy surface of land; that part of the… …

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  • 2 Sward pork — Sward Sward, n. [AS. sweard skin, covering; akin to OFries. swarge, D. zwoord, G. schwarte, Icel. sv[ o]r?r skin, sward of the earth.] 1. Skin; covering. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. The grassy surface of land; that part of… …

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  • 3 Sward-cutter — Sward cut ter, n. (a) A plow for turning up grass land. (b) A lawn mower. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 sward — [swo:d US swo:rd] n literary an area of land covered with grass …

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  • 5 sward — /swawrd/, n. 1. the grassy surface of land; turf. 2. a stretch of turf; a growth of grass. v.t. 3. to cover with sward or turf. v.i. 4. to become covered with sward. [bef. 900; ME (n.); OE sweard skin, rind; c. G Schwarte rind, OFris swarde scalp …

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  • 6 sward — noun /swɔː(ɹ)d/ a) A layer of earth into which grass has grown; turf; sod. ...the trees began to thin and the sward to spread out onto a broad, green lawn, where five cows lay in the sunshine... b) An expanse of land covered in grass; a lawn or …

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  • 7 sward — /swɔd / (say swawd) noun 1. the grassy surface of land; turf. 2. a stretch of turf; a growth of grass. –verb (t) 3. to cover with sward or turf. –verb (i) 4. to become covered with sward. {Middle English; Old English sweard skin} …

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  • 8 sward — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sweard, swearth skin, rind; akin to Middle High German swart skin, hide Date: 15th century 1. a portion of ground covered with grass 2. the grassy surface of land • swarded adjective …

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  • 9 sward — noun (C) literary a piece of grassy land …

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  • 10 sward — n grass, turf, sod, artificial grass, Trademark. Astroturf; greensward, grassplot, patch of grass, green, grassy land; lawn, grounds, gardens, grassland, field, meadow, Archaic. mead; village green, common, quadrangle, Inf. quad, mall, park …

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  • 11 sward — [[t]swɔrd[/t]] n. 1) bot the grassy surface of land; turf 2) bot a stretch of turf; a growth of grass • Etymology: bef. 900; OE sweard skin, rind, c. OFris, MD, MLG swarde scalp, ONsvǫrthrscalp, walrus hide …

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  • 12 lea — n. Meadow, mead, grass land, sward land, lay …

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  • 13 meadow — n. Mead, lea, grass land, sward land …

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  • 14 Lea — Lea, n. [OE. ley, lay, As. le[ a]h, le[ a]; akin to Prov. G. lon bog, morass, grove, and perh. to L. lucus grove, E. light, n.] A meadow or sward land; a grassy field. Plow torn leas. Shak. [1913 Webster] The lowing herd wind slowly o er the lea …

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  • 15 Minor places in Middle-earth — Middle earth portal The stories of J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth legendarium contain references to numerous places. Some of these places are described below. See also: Minor places in Arda, Minor places in Beleriand, List o …

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  • 16 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 17 Toronto Islands — The Toronto Islands as seen from the lower observation deck of the CN Tower. The meandering channels between the sandy and tree covered islands can clearly be seen from this vantage point. Access is restricted to private watercraft, public… …

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  • 18 sod — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. turf, sward, glebe; clod, divot. See vegetable, land. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. clod, turf, sward, peat, pasture, meadow, lawn, grassland, mead, prairie, pasturage, green, grassplot; see also earth 2 ,… …

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  • 19 AIK Solna — AIK Name Allmänna Idrottsklubben Gegründet 1891 Mitglieder ca. 15.000[1] …

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  • 20 river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …

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