earth up

  1. (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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How to use earth up in a sentence

  • I had to climb over some rubbish of stones and earth up another staircase, and found myself in a large city of ruins.

  • The stick sank in the earth up to its handle without meeting with any resistance.

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