Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Definitions for sward
- the grassy surface of land; turf.
- a stretch of turf; a growth of grass.
- to cover with sward or turf.
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Citations for sward
One fair half-day in the July of 1800, by good luck, he was employed, partly out of charity, by one of the keepers, to trim the sward in an oval enclosure within St. James' Park...
The arching trees gave no cover, so Edward skidded into the woodland behind the tall guardian beeches on the other side of the grove and fell down, promptly into the long grass near to the edge of the sward...