(tr, adverb) to cover (part of a plant, esp the stem) with soil in order to protect from frost, light, etc
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Words nearby earth up
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Example sentences from the Web for earth up
When they have attained the height of 1-1/2 ft, tie the leaves lightly to a stake and earth-up the stem.Gardening for the Million|Alfred Pink