- lawn bowling,
- lawn chair,
- lawn mower,
- lawn party,
- lawn sleeves
Origin of lawn1
Origin of lawn2
Examples from the Web for lawn
In 2007, a Dorset man brought a lawn statute featuring a recognizable Egyptian headdress to an expert for evaluation.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance|The Daily Beast|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A yellow hazardous material bin placed out on the lawn, just beyond some red tape reading “Danger Do Not Enter,” left no doubt.
So say the Secret Service nabs him on the lawn, in plain sight of tourists with cameras.Obama, the Coffee Salute, and the Dementia on the Right|Sally Kohn|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though it would mow your lawn at International Space Station orbital speed—17,000 mph.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you fertilized your lawn today, you have led a more productive life than Tori Spelling.
The poet Byron's bedroom remains almost as he left it, and on the lawn is the monument to his favorite dog, "Boatswain."England, Picturesque and Descriptive|Joel Cook
There were some ladies on the lawn in pretty blue and green dresses.New Treasure Seekers|E. (Edith) Nesbit
As I did so, I was surprised to see a man appear at the edge of the lawn and run toward me.The Gloved Hand|Burton E. Stevenson
Sir William walked quickly across the lawn, and through the gate to where his car was standing.The Hall and the Grange|Archibald Marshall
You should have seen the dogs, too—tearing round and round the lawn in circles—poor things!The Younger Set|Robert W. Chambers
Word Origin for lawn
Word Origin for lawn
"turf, stretch of grass," 1540s, laune "glade, open space between woods," from Middle English launde (c.1300), from Old French lande "heath, moor, barren land; clearing" (12c.), from Gaulish (cf. Breton lann "heath"), or from its Germanic cognate, source of English land (n.). The -d perhaps mistaken for an affix and dropped. Sense of "grassy ground kept mowed" first recorded 1733.
"thin linen or cotton cloth," early 15c., probably from Laon, city in northern France, a center of linen manufacture. The town name is Old French Lan, from Latin Laudunum, of Celtic origin.