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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A piece cut or pared off from the upper stratum of earth with its green growth preserved. Also: A track or course for horse racing. (plural)

Usage examples (34)
  • For the carriage of turves to cover the king's kitchen, 7s. 6d.
  • Ender scrambled up, the turves coming away from his feet in the soft ground.
  • It's pay-off time and will counter the girlie brigade when he turves-out Hewitt Jowell etc.
  • As for Bulls Cross - that ragged wildness of wind-bent turves - I still wouldn't walk there at midnight. for more
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