• (v. t. & i.) To produce sward upon; to cover, or be covered, with sward. • (n.) The grassy surface of land; that part of the soil which is filled with the roots of grass; turf. • (n.) Skin; covering.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/sward/
1. Skin; covering. ... 2. The grassy surface of land; that part of the soil which is filled with the roots of grass; turf. 'The sward was trim as any garden lawn.' (Tennyson) Sward pork, bacon in large fitches. ... Origin: AS. Sweard skin, covering; akin to OFries. Swarge, D. Zwoord, G. Schwarte, Icel. Svorr skin, sward of the earth. ... Source: We...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
[ Anglo-Saxon sweard
skin, covering; akin to OFries. swarge
, Dutch zwoord
, German schwarte
, Icelandic svör...r
skin, sward of the earth.] 1.
Skin; covering. [ Obsolete or Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. 2.
The grassy surface of land; t...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/255
Sward transitive verb & i.
[ imperfect & past participle Swarded
; present participle & verbal noun Swarding
.] To produce sward upon; to cover, or be covered, with sward. Mortimer. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/255
A poetic term for an expanse of turf, often used when describing a closely cut lawn. Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/htbg/glossary/sward.shtml
a portion of land covered with grassFound on http://phrontistery.info/s.html
extensive, more or less even cover of a surface, for example a lawn grass; compare tussock.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_botanical_terms
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